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Albuca bracteata

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Asparagaceae, Scilloideae, Ornithogaleae, Albuca

Annotations: Synonym of Ornithogalum longibracteatum

Published: 2022-05-13

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): large (51-100 µm),  size of hydrated pollen (LM): 51-100 µm,  shortest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): -,  longest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): 51-100 µm,  shortest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): 51-100 µm,  longest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): -,  pollen class: sulcate,  polarity: heteropolar,  P/E-ratio: oblate,  shape: -,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  dominant orientation (LM): equatorial,  P/E-ratio (dry pollen): oblate,  shape (dry pollen): boat-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: sulcus,  aperture condition: sulcate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane psilate

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Auer, Waltraud; Brkic, Amra

Pictures

flower(s),detail of flower(s)

1. flower(s), detail of flower(s)

hydrated pollen

2. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

3. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

4. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen,oblique view,polar view

5. hydrated pollen, oblique view, polar view

hydrated pollen,polar view

6. hydrated pollen, polar view

hydrated pollen,equatorial view

7. hydrated pollen, equatorial view

hydrated pollen,oblique view,equatorial view

8. hydrated pollen, oblique view, equatorial view

hydrated pollen,aperture detail,exine surface

9. hydrated pollen, aperture detail, exine surface

hydrated pollen,exine surface

10. hydrated pollen, exine surface

dry pollen

11. dry pollen

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), detail of flower(s), photographer: Brkic, A.
  2. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, unstained, photographer: Auer, W.
  3. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, ruthenium red, photographer: Auer, W.
  4. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, ruthenium red, photographer: Auer, W.
  5. hydrated pollen, oblique view, polar view - fresh, critical point dried & rehydrated (water) & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Brkic, A.
  6. hydrated pollen, polar view - fresh, critical point dried & rehydrated (water) & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Brkic, A.
  7. hydrated pollen, equatorial view - fresh, critical point dried & rehydrated (water) & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Brkic, A.
  8. hydrated pollen, oblique view, equatorial view - fresh, critical point dried & rehydrated (water) & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Brkic, A.
  9. hydrated pollen, aperture detail, exine surface - fresh, critical point dried & rehydrated (water) & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Brkic, A.
  10. hydrated pollen, exine surface - fresh, critical point dried & rehydrated (water) & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Brkic, A.
  11. dry pollen - dry, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Brkic, A.

Literature

  • Halbritter H, Ulrich S, Grímsson F, Weber M, Zetter R, Hesse M, Buchner R, Svojtka M, Frosch-Radivo A (2018) Illustrated Pollen Terminology 2nd Edition
  • 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:

Auer W., Brkic A. 2022. Albuca bracteata. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Albuca_bracteata/306554;jsessionid=8F958DD599E15D1C7380724B9D739BCB; accessed 2022-08-19

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