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Breynia androgyna

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Malpighiales, Phyllanthaceae, Breynia

Published: 2020-05-15

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): small (10-25 µm),  pollen class: -,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): irregular,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): lobate,  infoldings (dry pollen): irregularly infolded,  aperture number: >6,  aperture type: porus,  aperture condition: porate, pantoporate, spiraperturate,  aperture peculiarities: pantoaperturate

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

pores situated on spiral apertures or between plicae, dry pollen often lemon shaped

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

habitus

1. habitus

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

hydrated pollen

3. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

4. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

5. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

6. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

7. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

8. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen,ornamentation clypeate

9. hydrated pollen, ornamentation clypeate

hydrated pollen

10. hydrated pollen

aperture

11. aperture

aperture

12. aperture

exine surface

13. exine surface

exine surface

14. exine surface

exine surface

15. exine surface

dry pollen

16. dry pollen

Ubisch bodies on locule wall

17. Ubisch bodies on locule wall

Picture legend

  1. habitus, photographer: Berger, A.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Berger, A.
  3. hydrated pollen - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. hydrated pollen - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. hydrated pollen - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. hydrated pollen - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. hydrated pollen - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. hydrated pollen - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. hydrated pollen, ornamentation clypeate - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. hydrated pollen - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. aperture - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  12. aperture - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  13. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  14. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  15. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  16. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  17. Ubisch bodies on locule wall - dry, 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., Berger A. 2020. Breynia androgyna. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Breynia_androgyna/303718;jsessionid=588FBCAB756C0E3E5FCDE094609C1924; accessed 2020-05-26