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Anthurium digitatum

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Alismatales, Araceae, Anthurium

Published: 2016-10-27

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): small (10-25 µm),  pollen class: porate,  polarity: -,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): irregular,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): irregular,  infoldings (dry pollen): irregularly infolded,  aperture number: -,  aperture type: porus,  aperture condition: porate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

pollen grains covered with small cubic crystals

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

hydrated pollen grain

1. hydrated pollen grain

cubic crystals on exine surface

2. cubic crystals on exine surface

dry pollen grains

3. dry pollen grains

Picture legend

  1. hydrated pollen grain - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. cubic crystals on exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. 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. Anthurium digitatum. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Anthurium_digitatum/301770;jsessionid=F0E359442D14A9E208012522772C5F48; accessed 2019-07-23

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