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Aristolochia clematitis

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Piperales, Aristolochiaceae, Aristolochia

Published: 2016-11-29

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: inaperturate,  polarity: -,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): spheroidal,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): circular,  infoldings (dry pollen): not infolded,  aperture number: none,  aperture type: no aperture,  aperture condition: inaperturate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

shape in hydrated condition: spheroidal to ovoid; structure of exine unknown

Author(s) of diagnosis: Hesse, Michael; Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

habitus

1. habitus

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

flower(s)

3. flower(s)

hydrated pollen grain

4. hydrated pollen grain

exine surface

5. exine surface

dry pollen grains

6. dry pollen grains

exine surface of dry pollen grain

7. exine surface of dry pollen grain

pollen wall

8. pollen wall

pollen wall

9. pollen wall

Picture legend

  1. habitus, photographer: Buchner, R.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Halbritter, 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. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. exine surface of dry pollen grain - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Hesse, M.
  9. pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Hesse, 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:

Hesse M., Halbritter H., Buchner R. 2016. Aristolochia clematitis. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Aristolochia_clematitis/302264;jsessionid=EC6BB39EB5D7865833E50359328D1D6C; accessed 2018-11-15

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