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Aechmea warasii

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Poales, Bromeliaceae, Aechmea

Published: 2016-04-26

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: porate,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: no suitable term,  outline in polar view: no suitable term,  shape (dry pollen): irregular,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): irregular,  infoldings (dry pollen): irregularly infolded,  aperture number: number varies,  aperture type: porus,  aperture condition: porate, pantoporate,  aperture peculiarities: pantoaperturate

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

aperture number mostly 4 to 6

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

hydrated pollen grains

1. hydrated pollen grains

hydrated pollen grain

2. hydrated pollen grain

hydrated pollen grain

3. hydrated pollen grain

aperture

4. aperture

exine surface

5. exine surface

dry pollen grains

6. dry pollen grains

Picture legend

  1. hydrated pollen grains - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. hydrated pollen grain - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. hydrated pollen grain - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. aperture - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. dry pollen grains - 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. Aechmea warasii. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Aechmea_warasii/300893;jsessionid=4C343E712EE9D2681EBEDBF7C0452601; accessed 2018-11-21

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