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Amborella trichopoda

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Amborellales, Amborellaceae, Amborella

Published: 2015-12-04

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): small (10-25 µm),  pollen class: ulcerate,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  shape (dry pollen): irregular,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): irregular,  infoldings (dry pollen): irregularly infolded,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: ulcus,  aperture condition: ulcerate,  aperture peculiarities: annulus

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: no suitable term,  TEMtectum: eutectate,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

hydrated pollen

1. hydrated pollen

polar view

2. polar view

aperture

3. aperture

exine surface

4. exine surface

dry pollen

5. dry pollen

Picture legend

  1. hydrated pollen - dry, formalin-acetic-alcohol & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. polar view - dry, formalin-acetic-alcohol & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. aperture - dry, formalin-acetic-alcohol & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. exine surface - dry, formalin-acetic-alcohol & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. dry pollen - dry, formalin-acetic-alcohol & air dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Halbritter H. 2015. Amborella trichopoda. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Amborella_trichopoda/300223;jsessionid=D47D343D243ECE789112CECFB914F97C; accessed 2018-11-18

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