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Aristolochia arborea

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Piperales, Aristolochiaceae, Aristolochia

Published: 2016-11-03

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: -,  polarity: isopolar,  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: none,  aperture type: -,  aperture condition: -,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: verrucate, foveolate, perforate,  TEMtectum: semitectate,  infratectum: columellate,  foot layer: absent,  endexine: compact-continuous,  intine: bilayered,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

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

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

Pictures

inflorescence(s)

1. inflorescence(s)

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

flower(s)

3. flower(s)

hydrated pollen grain

4. hydrated pollen grain

exine surface

5. exine surface

germinating pollen grains; exine ruptures and is pulled off

6. germinating pollen grains; exine ruptures and is pulled off

dry pollen grain

7. dry pollen grain

exine surface of dry pollen grain

8. exine surface of dry pollen grain

pollen wall

9. pollen wall

pollen wall

10. pollen wall

Picture legend

  1. inflorescence(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Schneider, H.
  3. flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  4. hydrated pollen grain - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. germinating pollen grains; exine ruptures and is pulled off - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. dry pollen grain - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. exine surface of dry pollen grain - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Weber, M.
  10. pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Weber, M.

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., Weber M., Buchner R., Schneider H. 2016. Aristolochia arborea. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Aristolochia_arborea/301871;jsessionid=7715D5B5D06702894624B2A969F108A1; accessed 2018-11-13

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