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Anthericum ramosum

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): elliptic,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: sulcus,  aperture condition: sulcate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

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

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

pollen grain after acetolysis

2. pollen grain after acetolysis

polar distal view (oblique)

3. polar distal view (oblique)

polar proximal view

4. polar proximal view

equatorial view

5. equatorial view

sulcus border

6. sulcus border

exine surface

7. exine surface

exine surface

8. exine surface

dry pollen grains

9. dry pollen grains

pollen grain in cross section

10. pollen grain in cross section

interapertural area of pollen wall

11. interapertural area of pollen wall

apertural area of pollen wall

12. apertural area of pollen wall

generative cell

13. generative cell

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  2. pollen grain after acetolysis - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  3. polar distal view (oblique) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. polar proximal 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. sulcus border - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. exine surface - 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. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. pollen grain in cross section - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  11. interapertural area of pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  12. apertural area of pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  13. generative cell - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, lipid-test, photographer: Aktuna, G.

Literature

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

Aktuna G., Halbritter H., Weber M., Buchner R. 2016. Anthericum ramosum. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Anthericum_ramosum/301570;jsessionid=0D4833C8B038E2181A573312B8BB29E3; accessed 2018-11-18

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