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Aesculus glabra

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Sapindales, Sapindaceae, Aesculus

Published: 2016-11-29

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: colporate,  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: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, tricolporate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: striato-microreticulate,  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

polar view

1. polar view

equatorial view

2. equatorial view

aperture

3. aperture

exine surface

4. exine surface

dry pollen grains

5. dry pollen grains

dry pollen grains

6. dry pollen grains

Picture legend

  1. polar view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

  • Brizicky GK (1963) The genera of Sapindales in the southeastern United States. J Arn Arb 44: 462-501
  • Hsieh CCW (1979) Pollen morphology and microsporogenesis in Hippocastanaceae. Diss Abstr Int B 40: 562 pp
  • Hyde HA, Adams KF (1958) An atlas of airborne pollen grains. Macmillan & Co Ltd, London I-XVI: 1-112
  • Lewis WH, Vinay P, Zenger VE (1983) Airborne and allergenic pollen of North America. The John Hopkins Univ Press, Baltimore : 254 pp
  • Nair PKK (1961) Pollen grains of Indian plants. I. Bull Nat Bot Gard Lucknow 53: 1-35
  • Nair PKK (1965) Pollen grains of Western Himalayan Plants. Asia Monographs, India 1 VIII: 1-102
  • Tarnavschi IT, Serbanescu-Jitariu G (1963) Contributie la cunoasterea structurii morfologice a microsporilor Hippocastanaceelor si Sapindaceelor din Flora R.P.R. Anal Univ Buc Sér Biol 12: 31-36
  • 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. Aesculus glabra. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Aesculus_glabra/302362;jsessionid=F0E678AF148447ACE8A585C0686880CD; accessed 2018-11-17

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