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Caladenia latifolia

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Orchidaceae, Caladenia

Published: 2016-11-07

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: tetrad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: pollinarium,  size (pollen unit): small (10-25 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: none,  aperture type: no aperture,  aperture condition: inaperturate,  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

soft pollinia consisting of inaperturate tetrads and ulcerate monads; surface psilate to slightly perforate

Author(s) of diagnosis: Svojtka, Matthias

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

pollinarium

2. pollinarium

pollinium

3. pollinium

detail of pollinium

4. detail of pollinium

tetrads and monads (forming pollinium)

5. tetrads and monads (forming pollinium)

tetrads and monads (forming pollinium)

6. tetrads and monads (forming pollinium)

tetrads

7. tetrads

monads

8. monads

exine surface

9. exine surface

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Svojtka, M.
  2. pollinarium - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  3. pollinium - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  4. detail of pollinium - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  5. tetrads and monads (forming pollinium) - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  6. tetrads and monads (forming pollinium) - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  7. tetrads - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  8. monads - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  9. exine surface - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Svojtka M. 2016. Caladenia latifolia. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Caladenia_latifolia/302014;jsessionid=C53B49D8B7499848362CBDCB50A881C8; accessed 2018-11-18

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