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Alocasia brisbanensis

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Alismatales, Araceae, Alocasia

Published: 2016-10-27

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: inaperturate,  polarity: -,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): spheroidal,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): circular,  infoldings (dry pollen): irregularly infolded,  aperture number: none,  aperture type: no aperture,  aperture condition: inaperturate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

dry pollen grains only slightly infolded

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

hydrated pollen grain

1. hydrated pollen grain

exine surface

2. exine surface

dry pollen grains

3. dry pollen grains

Picture legend

  1. hydrated pollen grain - dry, rehydration (water) & chloroform & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. exine surface - dry, rehydration (water) & chloroform & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. 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. Alocasia brisbanensis. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Alocasia_brisbanensis/301763;jsessionid=19BE3673104326647A40E7DF0790AFE2; accessed 2018-11-20

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