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Axinaea affinis

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Myrtales, Melastomataceae, Axinaea

Published: 2016-05-25

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): small (10-25 µm),  pollen class: colporate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): -,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): -,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, tricolporate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: striate, microgemmate,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: tenuitas

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

flower(s)

3. flower(s)

hydrated pollen

4. hydrated pollen

polar view

5. polar view

equatorial view

6. equatorial view

oblique view

7. oblique view

aperture

8. aperture

tenuitas

9. tenuitas

polar area

10. polar area

Ubisch bodies on locule wall

11. Ubisch bodies on locule wall

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Dellinger, A.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Dellinger, A.
  3. flower(s), photographer: Dellinger, A.
  4. hydrated pollen - fixed, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. polar view - fixed, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. equatorial view - fixed, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. oblique view - fixed, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. aperture - fixed, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. tenuitas - fixed, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. polar area - fixed, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. Ubisch bodies on locule wall - fixed, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

  • Balslev-Cotton (2003) A taxonomic revision of the genus Axinaea Ruiz & Pav. (Melastomataceae).

Copyright and Citation

Cite this publication as:

Halbritter H., Dellinger A. 2016. Axinaea affinis. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Axinaea_affinis/300996;jsessionid=72CA11E7AE533F7E9B1CF2A6D3CD7986; accessed 2018-11-13