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Anemone hortensis

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Ranunculales, Ranunculaceae, Anemone

Links: http://flora.nhm-wien.ac.at/seiten-arten/anemone-hortensis.htm

Published: 2020-11-10

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): 31-35 µm,  shortest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): 26-30 µm,  longest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): 31-35 µm,  shortest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): 31-35 µm,  longest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): 31-35 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): 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: scabrate, verrucate, gemmate,  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

Annotations: apertures often irregularly arranged; spiraperturate grains as well

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

Pictures

hydrated Pollen

1. hydrated Pollen

hydrated Pollen

2. hydrated Pollen

hydrated Pollen

3. hydrated Pollen

polar view

4. polar view

equatorial view

5. equatorial view

equatorial view of a spiraperturate pollen grain

6. equatorial view of a spiraperturate pollen grain

aperture

7. aperture

exine surface

8. exine surface

polar area

9. polar area

dry pollen grains

10. dry pollen grains

Picture legend

  1. hydrated Pollen - fresh, glycerine, unstained, photographer: Heigl, H.
  2. hydrated Pollen - fresh, glycerine, ruthenium red, photographer: Heigl, H.
  3. hydrated Pollen - fresh, glycerine, ruthenium red, photographer: Heigl, H.
  4. polar view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. equatorial view of a spiraperturate pollen grain - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. polar area - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. 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., Heigl H. 2020. Anemone hortensis. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Anemone_hortensis/303868;jsessionid=16E46618B27F90B4A4520DAB4472ECA1; accessed 2021-01-23

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