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Acacia dealbata

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Fabales, Fabaceae, Acacia

Published: 2016-05-01

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: polyad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: polyad,  size (pollen unit): large (51-100 µm),  pollen class: polyad,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: no suitable term,  outline in polar view: no suitable term,  shape (dry pollen): no suitable term,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): no suitable term,  infoldings (dry pollen): not infolded,  aperture number: none,  aperture type: -,  aperture condition: inaperturate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: psilate, microverrucate,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: tenuitas

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

polyads of 16 united monads; each monad with a ring like tenuitas

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

habitus

1. habitus

polyad

2. polyad

polyad

3. polyad

surface detail

4. surface detail

monad

5. monad

exine surface

6. exine surface

dry pollen

7. dry pollen

Ubisch bodies on locule wall

8. Ubisch bodies on locule wall

Picture legend

  1. habitus, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. polyad - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. polyad - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. surface detail - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. monad - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. Ubisch bodies on locule wall - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & 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. Acacia dealbata. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Acacia_dealbata/300892;jsessionid=3FB319BDB8D7F6A6DA11AF2FC145F876; accessed 2018-11-15