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Cojoba sophorocarpa

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Fabales, Fabaceae, Cojoba

Published: 2019-12-05

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: polyad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: polyad,  size (pollen unit): large (51-100 µm),  size of hydrated pollen (LM): -,  shortest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): -,  longest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): -,  shortest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): -,  longest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): -,  pollen class: polyad,  polarity: heteropolar,  P/E-ratio: isodiametric,  shape: -,  outline in polar view: quadrangular,  dominant orientation (LM): -,  P/E-ratio (dry pollen): isodiametric,  shape (dry pollen): -,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): quadrangular,  infoldings (dry pollen): not infolded,  aperture number: none,  aperture type: no aperture,  aperture condition: -,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations: polyads of 16 monads, 4 tetrads respectively

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

inflorescence(s)

1. inflorescence(s)

polyads in anther

2. polyads in anther

polyad

3. polyad

polyad

4. polyad

exine surface

5. exine surface

dry pollen

6. dry pollen

part of polyad,dry pollen

7. part of polyad, dry pollen

exine surface,dry pollen

8. exine surface, dry pollen

Ubisch bodies on locule wall

9. Ubisch bodies on locule wall

Picture legend

  1. inflorescence(s), photographer: Berger, A.
  2. polyads in anther - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. polyad - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. polyad - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. dry pollen - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. part of polyad, dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. exine surface, dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. Ubisch bodies on locule wall - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & 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. 2019. Cojoba sophorocarpa. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Cojoba_sophorocarpa/303627;jsessionid=7AACAC1170316BE3552A14DCD50BD0CF; accessed 2020-08-15