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Anthericum liliago

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Amaryllidaceae, Anthericum

Published: 2016-10-18

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): large (51-100 µm),  pollen class: sulcate,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  shape (dry pollen): boat-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): no suitable term,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: sulcus,  aperture condition: sulcate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: reticulate, heterobrochate,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: reticulate, heterobrochate, granulate,  TEMtectum: semitectate,  infratectum: columellate,  foot layer: discontinuous,  endexine: compact-continuous,  intine: monolayered,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

pollen coatings: pollenkitt,  reserves in cytoplasm: lipids,  cell number: 2-celled,  Ubisch bodies: present

Annotations

outline in dry condition spindle-shaped

Author(s) of diagnosis: Aktuna, Gabriela; Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

pollen grain after acetolysis

2. pollen grain after acetolysis

pollen grain with generative cell (asterisk)

3. pollen grain with generative cell (asterisk)

polar disral view

4. polar disral view

polar proximal view

5. polar proximal view

polar view (proximal)

6. polar view (proximal)

equatorial view

7. equatorial view

equatorial view

8. equatorial view

sulcus border

9. sulcus border

detail of sulcus

10. detail of sulcus

exine surface

11. exine surface

exine surface

12. exine surface

exine surface

13. exine surface

dry pollen

14. dry pollen

dry pollen grain in polar view (distal)

15. dry pollen grain in polar view (distal)

dry pollen grain in polar view (proximal)

16. dry pollen grain in polar view (proximal)

Ubisch bodies on locule wall

17. Ubisch bodies on locule wall

interapertural area of pollen wall

18. interapertural area of pollen wall

apertural area of pollen wall

19. apertural area of pollen wall

pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area

20. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area

generative cell

21. generative cell

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Weis, B.
  2. pollen grain after acetolysis - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  3. pollen grain with generative cell (asterisk) - fixed, formalin-acetic-alcohol, aceto-carmine, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  4. polar disral view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. polar proximal view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. polar view (proximal) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  7. equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  9. sulcus border - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. detail of sulcus - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  11. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  12. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  13. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  14. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  15. dry pollen grain in polar view (distal) - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  16. dry pollen grain in polar view (proximal) - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  17. Ubisch bodies on locule wall - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  18. interapertural area of pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  19. apertural area of pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, lipid-test, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  20. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  21. generative cell - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Aktuna, G.

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
  • Adler W, Oswald K, Fischer R. (1994) Exkursionsflora von Österreich : 1180

Copyright and Citation

Cite this publication as:

Aktuna G., Halbritter H., Weis B. 2016. Anthericum liliago. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Anthericum_liliago/301571;jsessionid=53A761D8C6BDC81D7D11282B49A59F14; accessed 2018-11-13

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