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Abies nordmanniana

Taxonomy: Gymnospermae, Pinales, Pinaceae, Abies

Published: 2016-03-15

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): oblate,  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, microverrucate,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: impression mark, saccus

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

aspect

1. aspect

hydrated pollen grains

2. hydrated pollen grains

polar distal view

3. polar distal view

polar proximal view

4. polar proximal view

equatorial view

5. equatorial view

leptoma

6. leptoma

leptoma border

7. leptoma border

exine surface (cappa)

8. exine surface (cappa)

exine surface (saccus)

9. exine surface (saccus)

dry pollen grains

10. dry pollen grains

Picture legend

  1. aspect, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. hydrated pollen grains - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. polar distal view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. polar proximal view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. leptoma - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. leptoma border - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. exine surface (cappa) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. exine surface (saccus) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

  • Halbritter, H (1998) Preparing living pollen material for scanning electron microscopy using 2,2-dimethoxypropane (DMP) and criticalpoint drying. Biotechnic Histochem 73: 137–143

Copyright and Citation

Cite this publication as:

Halbritter H. 2016. Abies nordmanniana. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Abies_nordmanniana/300648;jsessionid=D02F2532378258D10CA0C124BC97B042; accessed 2018-11-14

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