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Convolvulus althaeoides

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Solanales, Convolvulaceae, Convolvulus

Published: 2015-10-09

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): large (51-100 µm),  pollen class: colpate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): prolate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): lobate,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colpus,  aperture condition: colpate, tricolpate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: perforate, microechinate,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

shape hydrated: spheroidal to slightly oblate; ornamentation of aperture membrane consisting of gemmae or clavae

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

polar view

1. polar view

equatorial view

2. equatorial view

equatorial view

3. equatorial view

aperture

4. aperture

aperture detail

5. aperture detail

aperture detail

6. aperture detail

exine surface

7. exine surface

polar area

8. polar area

dry pollen

9. dry pollen

Ubisch bodies on locule wall

10. Ubisch bodies on locule wall

Picture legend

  1. polar view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. aperture - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. aperture detail - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. aperture detail - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. polar area - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. Ubisch bodies on locule wall - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Halbritter H. 2015. Convolvulus althaeoides. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Convolvulus_althaeoides/300177;jsessionid=74C20DB58D9B943B8505A914D0195028; accessed 2018-11-13