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Terminology,second and revised edition by Peter
Table M* **
to Monocolporate Grains
long, clear tips about 3 times as long as broad at base, spine pedestal
broad and short. In high focus pedestals appear dark, distance between
pedestals about equal to their diameters.
clear tips about 2 ½ times as long as broad, pedestal
broad and short. In high focus spine
pedestals darkened only near
junction with spine
tip, distance between
pedestals greater than their diameters.
||Clear tips of spines about 2
times as long as broad, spine
pedestal conical extending above
background surface more than length of spine tip.
|* Note: All Grains in this table are echinate.
** Note: Bidens and Borrichia, while monocolporate, have endoapertures that are difficult to see, they are in Table H1, Key to Monocolpate Grains.
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