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Acorus calamus

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Acorales, Acoraceae, Acorus

Published: 2022-05-06

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): small (10-25 µm),  size of hydrated pollen (LM): -,  shortest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): -,  longest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): -,  shortest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): -,  longest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): -,  pollen class: sulcate,  polarity: heteropolar,  P/E-ratio: oblate,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  dominant orientation (LM): -,  P/E-ratio (dry pollen): oblate,  shape (dry pollen): cup-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): elliptic,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: sulcus,  aperture condition: sulcate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: perforate, psilate,  suprasculpture SEM: -,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -,  supratectal element: -

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Brkic, Amra

Pictures

habitus

1. habitus

hydrated pollen,polar view

2. hydrated pollen, polar view

hydrated pollen,polar view

3. hydrated pollen, polar view

exine surface

4. exine surface

dry pollen

5. dry pollen

dry pollen,polar view

6. dry pollen, polar view

dry pollen,polar view

7. dry pollen, polar view

dry pollen

8. dry pollen

Picture legend

  1. habitus, photographer: Brkic, A.
  2. hydrated pollen, polar view - fresh, sputter coated with gold & critical point dried & rehydrated (water), photographer: Brkic, A.
  3. hydrated pollen, polar view - fresh, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold & rehydrated (water), photographer: Brkic, A.
  4. exine surface - fresh, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold & rehydrated (water), photographer: Brkic, A.
  5. dry pollen - dry, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Brkic, A.
  6. dry pollen, polar view - dry, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Brkic, A.
  7. dry pollen, polar view - dry, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Brkic, A.
  8. dry pollen - dry, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Brkic, A.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Brkic A. 2022. Acorus calamus. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Acorus_calamus/306538;jsessionid=8329B0BA7E6D0D890C32BCC81DE29D80; accessed 2022-08-18