Forgot your password?
 
 
PalDat Logo

PalDat - Palynological Database

an online publication on recent pollen

Arthropodium cirrhatum

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Asparagaceae, Arthropodium

Published: 2018-01-09

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

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: reticulate, free-standing columellae,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

hydrated pollen

1. hydrated pollen

distal polar view

2. distal polar view

proximal polar view

3. proximal polar view

oblique view

4. oblique view

sulcus border

5. sulcus border

aperture detail

6. aperture detail

exine surface

7. exine surface

dry pollen

8. dry pollen

Ubisch bodies on locule wall

9. Ubisch bodies on locule wall

Picture legend

  1. hydrated pollen - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. distal polar view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. proximal polar view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. oblique view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. sulcus border - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. aperture detail - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. Ubisch bodies on locule wall - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & 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., Arthropodium cirrhatum. In: PalDat (2018-01-09) - a palynological database. Published on the Internet https://www.paldat.org/pub/Arthropodium_cirrhatum/303110;jsessionid=D510401204DEF11C2AAE1EEA0ADB9785 [accessed 2018-04-22]