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Anaphyllopsis americana

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Alismatales, Araceae, Anaphyllopsis

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: sulcate,  polarity: -,  shape: -,  outline in polar view: -,  shape (dry pollen): oblate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): elliptic,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: sulcus,  aperture condition: sulcate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: microreticulate, perforate,  TEMtectum: semitectate,  infratectum: columellate,  foot layer: continuous,  endexine: compact-continuous,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

endexine extremly thin

Author(s) of diagnosis: Weber, Martina; Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

dry pollen grain

1. dry pollen grain

exine surface of dry pollen grain

2. exine surface of dry pollen grain

pollen grain in cross section

3. pollen grain in cross section

pollen wall (interapertural area)

4. pollen wall (interapertural area)

pollen wall (apertural area)

5. pollen wall (apertural area)

Picture legend

  1. dry pollen grain - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. exine surface of dry pollen grain - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. pollen grain in cross section - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Weber, M.
  4. pollen wall (interapertural area) - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Weber, M.
  5. pollen wall (apertural area) - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Weber, M.

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:

Weber M., Halbritter H. 2016. Anaphyllopsis americana. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Anaphyllopsis_americana/301768;jsessionid=52BD214B092CE9FD4F050EA9F48D1476; accessed 2019-07-19

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