1991
DOI: 10.4314/gjs.v31i2.15836
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Abstract: The morphology of pollen grains of 23 species of the Mimosoideae in Ghana as seen under the light microscope is described. Six ofthe species had solitary grains (monads) while the remaining 17 species had compound grains (polyads) with 4, 8, 16, 20, 24, 28 or 32 grains, depending on the species. Features such as differences in pollen grain size, arrangement of individual grains in the polyads, apertural conditions, wall thickness and wall sculpturing varied sufficiently for most ofthe species to be recognized …

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