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Andrographis paniculata

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Lamiales, Acanthaceae, Andrographis

Published: 2017-06-21

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: colpate,  polarity: isopolar,  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: colpus,  aperture condition: colpate, tricolpate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented, margo

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

habitus

1. habitus

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

hydrated pollen

3. hydrated pollen

polar view

4. polar view

oblique view

5. oblique view

oblique view

6. oblique view

aperture

7. aperture

aperture detail

8. aperture detail

exine surface

9. exine surface

polar area

10. polar area

dry pollen

11. dry pollen

Picture legend

  1. habitus, photographer: Weis, B.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Weis, B.
  3. hydrated pollen - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. polar view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. oblique view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. oblique view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. aperture - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. aperture detail - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & acetolyzed & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. polar area - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. dry pollen - 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., WEIS B., Andrographis paniculata. In: PalDat (2017-06-21) - a palynological database. Published on the Internet https://www.paldat.org/pub/Andrographis_paniculata/303037;jsessionid=6554C28CFE80D648AFC42695A6036443 [accessed 2017-10-18]