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Abies cephalonica

Taxonomy: Gymnospermae, Pinales, Pinaceae, Abies

Published: 2015-04-13

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): very large (>100 µm),  pollen class: saccate,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: no suitable term,  shape (dry pollen): isodiametric,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): circular,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: leptoma,  aperture condition: -,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: psilate, perforate, verrucate,  TEMtectum: eutectate,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: saccus, impression mark

Miscellaneous

pollen coatings: absent,  reserves in cytoplasm: -,  cell number: -,  Ubisch bodies: -

Annotations

pollen grains bisaccate, more or less distinct Y-shaped impression mark on proximal face

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

male cone(s)

1. male cone(s)

polar distal view

2. polar distal view

polar proximal view,impression mark

3. polar proximal view, impression mark

equatorial view

4. equatorial view

aperture (leptoma)

5. aperture (leptoma)

exine surface

6. exine surface

exine surface (saccus)

7. exine surface (saccus)

dry pollen

8. dry pollen

Picture legend

  1. male cone(s), photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. polar distal view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. polar proximal view, impression mark - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. aperture (leptoma) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. exine surface (saccus) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Halbritter H. 2015. Abies cephalonica. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Abies_cephalonica/300056;jsessionid=4022E7716CD7A97002AB417A4E583BCD; accessed 2018-11-15

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