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Acacia verticillata

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Fabales, Fabaceae, Acacia

Published: 2017-01-17

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: -,  outline in polar view: -,  shape (dry pollen): -,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  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

polyads consisting of 16 monads, each with ring-like tenuitas distally

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

hydrated polyad

3. hydrated polyad

monad (in polyad)

4. monad (in polyad)

monad with tenuitas,exine surface

5. monad with tenuitas, exine surface

dry polyad

6. dry polyad

dry polyad

7. dry polyad

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  3. hydrated polyad - fresh, DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. monad (in polyad) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. monad with tenuitas, exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. dry polyad - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. dry polyad - 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., Buchner R. 2017. Acacia verticillata. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Acacia_verticillata/302956;jsessionid=33005366F6003F1AD0C5D92A46BB61FA; accessed 2018-11-15

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