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Bletilla striata

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Orchidaceae, Bletilla

Published: 2016-11-07

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: tetrad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: pollinium,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: tetrad,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: irregular,  outline in polar view: irregular,  shape (dry pollen): irregular,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): irregular,  infoldings (dry pollen): irregularly infolded,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: ulcus,  aperture condition: ulcerate,  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: -

Annotations

tetrads forming pollinia, aperture indistinct, or no visible aperture; ornamentation psilate and perforate, inner tetrads with incomplete reticulum

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

pollinium

3. pollinium

pollinium

4. pollinium

hydrated tetrads (forming pollinium)

5. hydrated tetrads (forming pollinium)

hydrated tetrads (forming pollinium)

6. hydrated tetrads (forming pollinium)

exine surface

7. exine surface

exine surface

8. exine surface

exine surface (inner tetrad)

9. exine surface (inner tetrad)

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  3. pollinium - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. pollinium - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. hydrated tetrads (forming pollinium) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. hydrated tetrads (forming pollinium) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. exine surface (inner tetrad) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Halbritter H., Buchner R. 2016. Bletilla striata. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Bletilla_striata/301980;jsessionid=F92BB7E2ECA913D62673BA27620E199A; accessed 2018-11-20

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