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Term Pollen bank
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A collection of different types of pollen containing the male genetic material of flowering plants. It is used for plant ex-situ conservation. It also describes a pollen reference collection which serves as a tool to study the records of fossilized pollen collected from sediments to reconstruct the historic vegetation of the site where the material was collected.


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