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Atriplex tatarica

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Caryophyllales, Amaranthaceae, Atriplex

Published: 2016-07-25

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): small (10-25 µm),  pollen class: porate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): cup-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): no suitable term,  infoldings (dry pollen): no suitable term,  aperture number: >6,  aperture type: porus,  aperture condition: porate, pantoporate,  aperture peculiarities: pantoaperturate, aperture membrane ornamented

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: scabrate,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: microechinate, perforate,  TEMtectum: eutectate,  infratectum: columellate,  foot layer: continuous,  endexine: absent,  intine: monolayered,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

pollen coatings: pollenkitt, primexine matrix,  reserves in cytoplasm: starch,  cell number: 3-celled,  Ubisch bodies: present

Author(s) of diagnosis: Sam, Saskia

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

vegetative nucleus and two sperm cells

2. vegetative nucleus and two sperm cells

upper focus

3. upper focus

optical section

4. optical section

lower focus

5. lower focus

hydrated pollen grain

6. hydrated pollen grain

aperture and exine surface

7. aperture and exine surface

dry pollen grains

8. dry pollen grains

dry pollen grain

9. dry pollen grain

anther wall with Ubisch bodies

10. anther wall with Ubisch bodies

anther wall with Ubisch bodies

11. anther wall with Ubisch bodies

pollen grain in cross section

12. pollen grain in cross section

interapertural area of pollen wall

13. interapertural area of pollen wall

apertural area of pollen wall

14. apertural area of pollen wall

pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area

15. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Sam, S.
  2. vegetative nucleus and two sperm cells - fresh, unfixed, aceto-carmine, photographer: Sam, S.
  3. upper focus - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Sam, S.
  4. optical section - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Sam, S.
  5. lower focus - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Sam, S.
  6. hydrated pollen grain - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Sam, S.
  7. aperture and exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Sam, S.
  8. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Sam, S.
  9. dry pollen grain - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Sam, S.
  10. anther wall with Ubisch bodies - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Sam, S.
  11. anther wall with Ubisch bodies - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Sam, S.
  12. pollen grain in cross section - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Sam, S.
  13. interapertural area of pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Sam, S.
  14. apertural area of pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Sam, S.
  15. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Sam, S.

Literature

  • Adler W, Oswald K, Fischer R. (1994) Exkursionsflora von Österreich : 1180
  • 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:

Sam S. 2016. Atriplex tatarica. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Atriplex_tatarica/301258;jsessionid=CBF0503E05070FA2BC594B5043760F71; accessed 2019-07-21

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