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Cerastium holosteoides

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Caryophyllales, Caryophyllaceae, Cerastium

Links: http://flora.nhm-wien.ac.at/seiten-arten/cerastium-holosteoides.htm

Published: 2021-01-13

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  size of hydrated pollen (LM): 36-40 µm,  shortest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): -,  longest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): -,  shortest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): 36-40 µm,  longest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): 36-40 µm,  pollen class: porate,  polarity: isopolar,  P/E-ratio: isodiametric,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  dominant orientation (LM): polar,  P/E-ratio (dry pollen): -,  shape (dry pollen): -,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): -,  aperture number: >6,  aperture type: porus,  aperture condition: porate, pantoporate,  aperture peculiarities: pantoaperturate, aperture membrane ornamented

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: scabrate, verrucate, gemmate,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: -,  suprasculpture SEM: -,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -,  supratectal element: -

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Auer, Waltraud

Pictures

hydrated pollen

1. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

2. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

3. hydrated pollen

Picture legend

  1. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, unstained, photographer: Auer, W.
  2. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, ruthenium red, photographer: Auer, W.
  3. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, ruthenium red, photographer: Auer, W.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Auer W. 2021. Cerastium holosteoides. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Cerastium_holosteoides/304979;jsessionid=D2EC79F440EFF06C05AAFF2D78E2D937; accessed 2021-07-29