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Calla palustris

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Alismatales, Araceae, Calla

Published: 2017-01-18

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): small (10-25 µm),  pollen class: sulcate,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  shape (dry pollen): prolate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): no suitable term,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 2,  aperture type: sulcus,  aperture condition: sulcate, disulcate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: scabrate,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: psilate, perforate,  TEMtectum: eutectate,  infratectum: columellate,  foot layer: discontinuous,  endexine: compact-continuous,  intine: monolayered,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

pollen coatings: absent,  reserves in cytoplasm: lipids,  cell number: 2-celled,  Ubisch bodies: absent

Annotations

aperture condition: disulcate to ring-like; intine bilayered in aperture only

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie; Ulrich, Silvia

Pictures

habitus

1. habitus

inflorescence(s)

2. inflorescence(s)

flower(s)

3. flower(s)

generative cell

4. generative cell

acetolyzed pollen

5. acetolyzed pollen

acetolyzed pollen

6. acetolyzed pollen

hydrated pollen

7. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

8. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen grains

9. hydrated pollen grains

polar view

10. polar view

equatorial view

11. equatorial view

hydrated pollen,polar view,aperture condition disulcate to ring-like

12. hydrated pollen, polar view, aperture condition disulcate to ring-like

hydrated pollen,equatorial view,ring-like aperture

13. hydrated pollen, equatorial view, ring-like aperture

hydrated pollen,oblique equatorial view,ring-like aperture

14. hydrated pollen, oblique equatorial view, ring-like aperture

apertural area

15. apertural area

aperture

16. aperture

exine surface

17. exine surface

detail of ring-like aperture

18. detail of ring-like aperture

aperture detail,small remaining exine bridge between the 2 sulci

19. aperture detail, small remaining exine bridge between the 2 sulci

dry pollen grains

20. dry pollen grains

acetolyzed pollen

21. acetolyzed pollen

acetolyzed pollen

22. acetolyzed pollen

pollen wall, transition from aperture to interapertural area

23. pollen wall, transition from aperture to interapertural area

pollen wall, interapertural area

24. pollen wall, interapertural area

pollen wall, transition from aperture to interapertural area,detail of vegetative nucleus

25. pollen wall, transition from aperture to interapertural area, detail of vegetative nucleus

pollen wall, interapertural area

26. pollen wall, interapertural area

aperture

27. aperture

pollen wall, transition from aperture to interapertural area

28. pollen wall, transition from aperture to interapertural area

generative cell

29. generative cell

Picture legend

  1. habitus, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. inflorescence(s), photographer: Bröderbauer, D.
  3. flower(s), photographer: Bröderbauer, D.
  4. generative cell - fresh, unfixed, aceto-carmine, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  5. acetolyzed pollen - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  6. acetolyzed pollen - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  7. hydrated pollen - fresh, rehydrated (water), unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  8. hydrated pollen - fresh, rehydrated (water), unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  9. hydrated pollen grains - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. polar view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  12. hydrated pollen, polar view, aperture condition disulcate to ring-like - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  13. hydrated pollen, equatorial view, ring-like aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  14. hydrated pollen, oblique equatorial view, ring-like aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  15. apertural area - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  16. aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  17. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  18. detail of ring-like aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  19. aperture detail, small remaining exine bridge between the 2 sulci - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  20. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  21. acetolyzed pollen - fresh, acetolyzed, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  22. acetolyzed pollen - fresh, acetolyzed, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  23. pollen wall, transition from aperture to interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, potassium permanganate, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  24. pollen wall, interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  25. pollen wall, transition from aperture to interapertural area, detail of vegetative nucleus - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  26. pollen wall, interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  27. aperture - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  28. pollen wall, transition from aperture to interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  29. generative cell - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Ulrich, S.

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
  • Fischer M.A. Oswald K. Adler W. (2008) Exkursionsflora für Österreich, Liechtenstein und Südtirol : 1391

Copyright and Citation

Cite this publication as:

Halbritter H., Ulrich S., Bröderbauer D. 2017. Calla palustris. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Calla_palustris/302967;jsessionid=6B4058CFD6698FF8C41C6AED7F430948; accessed 2018-11-15

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