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Beloperone guttata

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Lamiales, Acanthaceae, Beloperone

Published: 2016-03-08

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): large (51-100 µm),  pollen class: colporate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: prolate,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): prolate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): triangular,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, tricolporate,  aperture peculiarities: pseudocolpus

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

2 pseudocolpi beneath each colporus; apertural area with areolae

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

flowers of Beloperone guttata

2. flowers of Beloperone guttata

equatorial view

3. equatorial view

equatorial view

4. equatorial view

detail of aperture

5. detail of aperture

exine surface

6. exine surface

polar area

7. polar area

dry pollen grains

8. dry pollen grains

polar view of dry pollen grain

9. polar view of dry pollen grain

dry pollen grain in equatorial view

10. dry pollen grain in equatorial view

detail of inner tapetum wall: Ubisch bodies in reticulate arrangement

11. detail of inner tapetum wall: Ubisch bodies in reticulate arrangement

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  2. flowers of Beloperone guttata, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. detail of aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. polar area - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. polar view of dry pollen grain - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. dry pollen grain in equatorial view - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. detail of inner tapetum wall: Ubisch bodies in reticulate arrangement - fresh, 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., Buchner R. 2016. Beloperone guttata. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Beloperone_guttata/300571;jsessionid=F2B1077B487C14087754CC2A0CFF08EC; accessed 2018-11-20

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