Forgot your password?
 
 
PalDat Logo

PalDat - Palynological Database

an online publication on recent pollen

Acacia ornata

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Fabales, Fabaceae, Acacia

Published: 2016-11-11

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: polyad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: polyad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: polyad,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: irregular,  outline in polar view: irregular,  shape (dry pollen): irregular,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): irregular,  infoldings (dry pollen): not infolded,  aperture number: none,  aperture type: no aperture,  aperture condition: inaperturate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

polyad consisting of 8 monads; often irregularly arranged; each monad with mostly ring-like tenuitas

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

polyad

1. polyad

polyad

2. polyad

exine surface

3. exine surface

exine surface

4. exine surface

exine surface

5. exine surface

exine surface

6. exine surface

dry polyads

7. dry polyads

Picture legend

  1. polyad - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. polyad - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. exine surface - 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. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. dry polyads - 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. Acacia ornata. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Acacia_ornata/302158;jsessionid=249656C437250DE526FA86F1CEE57E7F; accessed 2019-07-22

Previous Publications