Amaranthus gracilis AMARANTHACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID77-1-4
Common namecalalu green amaranth


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typepantoporate
Surface patternreticulate
Equatorial sizemin 18.9, mean 19.7, max 21
Polar sizemin 16.4, mean 17.1, max 18.9
Equatorial shapesuboblate
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Aperture countM
Pore surface shapecircular
Wall evennesseven
Columella visible?True
Dispersal formmonad

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Papua New Guinea (highland)
Vegetation communitiesherbland, disturbed/anthropogenic
Ecology notesSynonyms: Amaranthus viridis Stone, B. C. 1970. The flora of Guam. Micronesica 6:269. Wagner, W.L., D.R. Herbst and S.H. Sohmer. 1999. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. Revised edition. University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu. Whistler, W. A. 1988. Checklist of the weed flora of western Polynesia. Technical Paper No. 194, South Pacific Commission, Noumea, New Caledonia.


CollectorJ. M. Wheeler ANU 5727
ANU access code1212
Collection siteEastern Highlands Province, Kainantu District
Collection countryPapua New Guinea
Collection notesPhotographed
Equatorial view
Polar view
Wall view
Aperture view