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Apium nodiflorum

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Apiales, Apiaceae, Apium

Published: 2016-10-18

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): small (10-25 µm),  pollen class: colporate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: prolate,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): -,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): -,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, tricolporate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: rugulate, perforate,  TEMtectum: eutectate,  infratectum: columellate,  foot layer: continuous,  endexine: compact-continuous,  intine: monolayered,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

pollen coatings: pollenkitt, primexine matrix,  reserves in cytoplasm: lipids, polysaccharide vesicles,  cell number: 3-celled,  Ubisch bodies: present

Author(s) of diagnosis: Weber, Martina

Pictures

equatorial view

1. equatorial view

pollen grain with vegetative nucleus (asterisk) and sperm cells

2. pollen grain with vegetative nucleus (asterisk) and sperm cells

pollen wall

3. pollen wall

Picture legend

  1. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Weber, M.
  2. pollen grain with vegetative nucleus (asterisk) and sperm cells - fresh, glutaraldehyde & potassium ferrocyanide, Thiéry-test, photographer: Weber, M.
  3. pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & potassium ferrocyanide, Thiéry-test, photographer: Weber, M.

Literature

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Copyright and Citation

Cite this publication as:

Weber M. 2016. Apium nodiflorum. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Apium_nodiflorum/301608;jsessionid=8A925F5EA475FBD5E594261A3AF774FD; accessed 2018-11-20

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