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Acer negundo

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Sapindales, Sapindaceae, Acer

Published: 2016-07-19

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: colpate,  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: 3,  aperture type: colpus,  aperture condition: colpate, tricolpate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: scabrate,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: rugulate, perforate,  TEMtectum: eutectate,  infratectum: columellate,  foot layer: continuous,  endexine: compact-continuous,  intine: monolayered,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

pollen coatings: absent,  reserves in cytoplasm: starch, lipids,  cell number: 2-celled,  Ubisch bodies: -

Author(s) of diagnosis: Sam, Saskia; Weber, Martina

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

pollen grain with generative cell

2. pollen grain with generative cell

upper focus

3. upper focus

optical section

4. optical section

lower focus

5. lower focus

polar view

6. polar view

equatorial view

7. equatorial view

detail of aperture

8. detail of aperture

exine surface

9. exine surface

polar area

10. polar area

dry pollen grains

11. dry pollen grains

polar view (dry pollen grain)

12. polar view (dry pollen grain)

dry pollen grain in equatorial view

13. dry pollen grain in equatorial view

pollen grain in cross section

14. pollen grain in cross section

interapertural area of pollen wall

15. interapertural area of pollen wall

interapertural area of pollen wall

16. interapertural area of pollen wall

apertural area of pollen wall

17. apertural area of pollen wall

pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area

18. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area

vegetative nucleus (right) and generative cell (left)

19. vegetative nucleus (right) and generative cell (left)

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Sam, S.
  2. pollen grain with generative cell - fresh, unfixed, aceto-carmine, photographer: Sam, S.
  3. upper focus - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Sam, S.
  4. optical section - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Sam, S.
  5. lower focus - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Sam, S.
  6. polar view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Sam, S.
  7. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Sam, S.
  8. detail of aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Sam, S.
  9. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Sam, S.
  10. polar area - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Sam, S.
  11. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Sam, S.
  12. polar view (dry pollen grain) - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Sam, S.
  13. dry pollen grain in equatorial view - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Sam, S.
  14. pollen grain in cross section - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Sam, S.
  15. interapertural area of pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Sam, S.
  16. interapertural area of pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, lipid-test, photographer: Sam, S.
  17. apertural area of pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Sam, S.
  18. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Sam, S.
  19. vegetative nucleus (right) and generative cell (left) - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Sam, S.

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Copyright and Citation

Cite this publication as:

Sam S., Weber M. 2016. Acer negundo. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Acer_negundo/301248;jsessionid=BA8EA2B9658554008A3952227748BCD0; accessed 2018-11-15

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