Study on the fruit Morphology of Mapania species (Cyperaceae)Eastern North of Sarawak

Meekiong, Kalu and Miraadila, Mohd Isa and Zinnirah, Shabdin and Geradlyn, Ivy and Aimi Syazana, Sedek and Syauqina Syasya, Binti Mohd Yusoff (2019) Study on the fruit Morphology of Mapania species (Cyperaceae)Eastern North of Sarawak. In: Proceddings of the Heart of Borneo Seminar Tama Abu. Heart of Borneo Series 5, 5 . Forest Department Sarawak, Kuching, Sarawak, pp. 47-51. ISBN 978-967-15227-4-7

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The study of fruit marpholqy of Mapania species fram Eastem North of Sarawak is presented in this paper. The samples were collected from various Localities in the Eastern North of Sarawak, includes Lambir Hills National Park (LHNP), Bukit Sembiling Nature Reserve (BSNR), Ulu Mentawai, Mulu National Park (UMMNP), Long Banga (LB) and Tama Abu Production Farest TAPF)" Matured fruits were obtained by dissecting the spike. Morphalogical characteristics were observed use USB Portable Microscapes (500x) and parameters were measured use digital caliper. The morphological characteristics were compared and analyzed. Fruits of M. meditensis were the biggest (9 mm long, 4.25 mm diam.) and the smallest fruit was M. debilis (2.45 mm long, 1.5 mm diam.). Overall the fruit morphalagical was very useful to differentiate the species level particularly the sizes, exocarp appearance and the present of costae.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Uncontrolled Keywords: frurtof Mapania, Mapania, Cypeneae, Eastem Narth Sarawak, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: Q Science > QK Botany
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Faculties, Institutes, Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Kalu
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2020 00:05
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2020 00:05

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