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Acacia heteroclith

Taxonomy: Spermatophyta, Fabales, Mimosaceae, Acacia

Published: 2008-10-30

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: -,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): prolate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): lobate,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: none,  aperture type: no aperture,  aperture condition: inaperturate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

pollen class: polyad.

from outside no apertures visible

Author(s) of diagnosis: Buchner, R.; Halbritter, H.

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

anther with polyads

2. anther with polyads

polyad

3. polyad

polyad

4. polyad

exine surface

5. exine surface

dry polyads

6. dry polyads

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  2. anther with polyads - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. polyad - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. polyad - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. dry polyads - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Buchner R., Halbritter H. 2008. Acacia heteroclith. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Acacia_heteroclith/108699;jsessionid=34FDE03D81467F1A55846EAAF9DF5D31; accessed 2019-09-19

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