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Anchusella cretica

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, unplaced, Boraginaceae, Anchusella

Published: 2016-02-10

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: colporate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: prolate,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): prolate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): quadrangular,  infoldings (dry pollen): interapertural area sunken,  aperture number: 4,  aperture type: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, tetracolporate,  aperture peculiarities: margo

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

hydrated pollen with circular to quadrangular outline

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

polar view

1. polar view

equatorial view

2. equatorial view

oblique view

3. oblique view

aperture

4. aperture

exine surface

5. exine surface

dry pollen grains

6. dry pollen grains

Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

7. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

Picture legend

  1. polar view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. equatorial view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. oblique view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. aperture - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Halbritter H. 2016. Anchusella cretica. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Anchusella_cretica/300435;jsessionid=D6092F90F47610DC472945B8DE681726; accessed 2019-07-19

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