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Anemone hortensis

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Ranunculales, Ranunculaceae, Anemone

Published: 2016-11-28

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: -,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): spheroidal,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): lobate,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: >6,  aperture type: colpus,  aperture condition: colpate,  aperture peculiarities: stephanoaperturate, aperture membrane ornamented

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

apertures often irregularly arranged; spiraperturate grains as well

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

polar view

1. polar view

equatorial view

2. equatorial view

equatorial view of a spiraperturate pollen grain

3. equatorial view of a spiraperturate pollen grain

aperture

4. aperture

exine surface

5. exine surface

polar area

6. polar area

dry pollen grains

7. dry pollen grains

Picture legend

  1. polar view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. equatorial view of a spiraperturate pollen grain - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. polar area - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. dry pollen grains - 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. 2016. Anemone hortensis. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Anemone_hortensis/302482;jsessionid=6419FB52C236474B8CEA466709C680EB; accessed 2018-11-14

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