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Athrotaxis cupressoides

Taxonomy: Gymnospermae, Pinales, Cupressaceae, Athrotaxoideae, Athrotaxis

Published: 2020-02-25

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: heteropolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): cup-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): irregular,  infoldings (dry pollen): -,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: leptoma,  aperture condition: -,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: scabrate,  nexine: present,  sexine: present,  SEMornamentation SEM: microechinate, granulate,  TEMtectum: eutectate,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: papilla, adhering Ubisch bodies

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Bouchal, Johannes Martin; Weber, Martina

Pictures

polar view

1. polar view

polar view

2. polar view

equatorial view

3. equatorial view

distal view,leptoma

4. distal view, leptoma

equatorial view

5. equatorial view

proximal view

6. proximal view

distal view,leptoma,exine surface

7. distal view, leptoma, exine surface

proximal view,exine surface

8. proximal view, exine surface

Ubisch bodies

9. Ubisch bodies

Picture legend

  1. polar view - dry, acetolyzed & glycerine, unstained, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  2. polar view - dry, acetolyzed & glycerine, unstained, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  3. equatorial view - dry, acetolyzed & glycerine, unstained, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  4. distal view, leptoma - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  5. equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  6. proximal view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  7. distal view, leptoma, exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  8. proximal view, exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  9. Ubisch bodies - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Bouchal, J.

Literature

  • Bouchal, JM; Denk T. (2020) Low taxonomic resolution of papillate Cupressaceae pollen (former Taxodiaceae) impairs their applicability for palaeo-habitat reconstruction Grana 59

Copyright and Citation

Cite this publication as:

Bouchal J., Weber M. 2020. Athrotaxis cupressoides. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Athrotaxis_cupressoides/303695;jsessionid=1952303DC44DC3FFF431059D94A06401; accessed 2020-05-27

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