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Anemone alpina

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Ranunculales, Ranunculaceae, Anemone

Annotations: ssp. alpina; according to "The Plant List" synonym of Anemone alpina Pulsatilla alpina (L.) Delarbre is a synonym of Anemone alpina L.

Published: 2021-03-31

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  size of hydrated pollen (LM): 21-25 µm,  shortest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): -,  longest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): -,  shortest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): 21-25 µm,  longest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): 21-25 µm,  pollen class: colpate,  polarity: -,  P/E-ratio: -,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  dominant orientation (LM): oblique,  P/E-ratio (dry pollen): -,  shape (dry pollen): irregular,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: >6,  aperture type: colpus,  aperture condition: colpate, pantocolpate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented, pantoaperturate

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: granulate, scabrate, echinate,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: microechinate, perforate,  suprasculpture SEM: -,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -,  supratectal element: -

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie; Heigl, Helmut

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

hydrated pollen

3. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

4. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

5. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

6. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen on locule wall

7. hydrated pollen on locule wall

hydrated pollen

8. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

9. hydrated pollen

aperture

10. aperture

exine surface

11. exine surface

dry pollen

12. dry pollen

Ubisch bodies on locule wall

13. Ubisch bodies on locule wall

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Berger, A.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Berger, A.
  3. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, unstained, photographer: Heigl, H.
  4. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, ruthenium red, photographer: Heigl, H.
  5. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, ruthenium red, photographer: Heigl, H.
  6. hydrated pollen - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. hydrated pollen on locule wall - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. hydrated pollen - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. hydrated pollen - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. aperture - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  12. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  13. Ubisch bodies on locule wall - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & 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., Heigl H., Berger A. 2021. Anemone alpina. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Anemone_alpina/305960;jsessionid=3510DDDC94D12A974399758A660654DB; accessed 2021-10-28

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