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Asclepias curassavica

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Gentianales, Apocynaceae, Asclepias

Published: 2018-10-24

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: pollinium,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: pollinarium,  size (pollen unit): very large (>100 µm),  pollen class: polyad,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: irregular,  outline in polar view: irregular,  shape (dry pollen): -,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): -,  aperture number: none,  aperture type: no aperture,  aperture condition: inaperturate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

inflorescence(s)

1. inflorescence(s)

pollinarium

2. pollinarium

pollinium

3. pollinium

exine surface

4. exine surface

exine surface

5. exine surface

Picture legend

  1. inflorescence(s), photographer: Weis, B.
  2. pollinarium - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. pollinium - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Halbritter H., Weis B. 2018. Asclepias curassavica. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Asclepias_curassavica/303344;jsessionid=046D3E918B2CD79AC4F73FCF6D383156; accessed 2018-11-15