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Campanula persicifolia

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asterales, Campanulaceae, Campanula

Published: 2016-05-03

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: porate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): spheroidal,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): circular,  infoldings (dry pollen): not infolded,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: porus,  aperture condition: porate, triporate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: echinate, striato-microreticulate,  TEMtectum: eutectate,  infratectum: columellate,  foot layer: continuous,  endexine: compact-continuous,  intine: monolayered,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

pollen coatings: pollenkitt,  reserves in cytoplasm: -,  cell number: 2-celled,  Ubisch bodies: present

Author(s) of diagnosis: Weber, M.; Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

polar view

2. polar view

aperture

3. aperture

exine surface

4. exine surface

dry pollen grains

5. dry pollen grains

aperture of dry pollen grain

6. aperture of dry pollen grain

pollen wall

7. pollen wall

pollen wall

8. pollen wall

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. polar view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. dry pollen grains - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. aperture of dry pollen grain - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Weber, M.
  8. pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Weber, M.

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:

Weber M., Halbritter H. 2016. Campanula persicifolia. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Campanula_persicifolia/300973;jsessionid=521CEEC67220956D849088CEC9EDC0E1; accessed 2018-11-13

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