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Acalypha macrostachya

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Malpighiales, Euphorbiaceae, Acalypha

Published: 2016-09-20

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): small (10-25 µm),  pollen class: colpate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): irregular,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): irregular,  infoldings (dry pollen): irregularly infolded,  aperture number: 5,  aperture type: colpus,  aperture condition: colpate, stephanocolpate,  aperture peculiarities: brevicolpus

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: fossulate, perforate, microechinate,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

inflorescence(s)

1. inflorescence(s)

male flowers

2. male flowers

female flowers

3. female flowers

hydrated pollen

4. hydrated pollen

polar view

5. polar view

polar view

6. polar view

equatorial view

7. equatorial view

equatorial view

8. equatorial view

oblique equatorial view

9. oblique equatorial view

aperture

10. aperture

exine surface

11. exine surface

exine surface

12. exine surface

dry pollen

13. dry pollen

Picture legend

  1. inflorescence(s), photographer: Berger, A.
  2. male flowers, photographer: Berger, A.
  3. female flowers, photographer: Berger, A.
  4. hydrated pollen - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. polar view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. polar view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. oblique equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. aperture - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  12. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  13. dry pollen - 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., Berger A. 2016. Acalypha macrostachya. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Acalypha_macrostachya/301345;jsessionid=2410354C3CD5D6021A195A8A4D0D72FE; accessed 2019-07-21