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Alyssum montanum

Taxonomy: Spermatophyta, Capparales, Brassicaceae, Alyssum

Published: 2005-06-01

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: -,  polarity: -,  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: -,  aperture condition: colpate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, H.

Pictures

polar view

1. polar view

detail of aperture

2. detail of aperture

exine surface

3. exine surface

dry pollen grains

4. dry pollen grains

Picture legend

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

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    HALBRITTER H., Alyssum montanum. In: PalDat (2005-06-01) - a palynological database. Published on the Internet https://www.paldat.org/pub/Alyssum_montanum/105938;jsessionid=F424CB6900A98372C323572FADF8FA5A [accessed 2018-01-23]

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