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Cordyline fruticosa

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Asparagaceae, Cordyline

Published: 2016-04-20

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: sulcate,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  shape (dry pollen): no suitable term,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): no suitable term,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: sulcus,  aperture condition: sulcate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

sulcus long and elongated towards the proximal face; ornamentation perforate to microreticulate

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

habitus

1. habitus

polar distal view

2. polar distal view

polar distal view

3. polar distal view

polar proximal view

4. polar proximal view

equatorial view

5. equatorial view

oblique equatorial view

6. oblique equatorial view

oblioque equatorial view

7. oblioque equatorial view

sulcus border

8. sulcus border

sulcus detail

9. sulcus detail

exine surface,polar proximal area

10. exine surface, polar proximal area

dry pollen

11. dry pollen

dry pollen

12. dry pollen

Ubisch bodies on locule wall

13. Ubisch bodies on locule wall

Picture legend

  1. habitus, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. polar distal view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. polar distal view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. polar proximal view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. oblique equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. oblioque equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. sulcus border - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. sulcus detail - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. exine surface, polar proximal area - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  12. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  13. 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. 2016. Cordyline fruticosa. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Cordyline_fruticosa/300811;jsessionid=CCED4D2BB5AE47082ECB2ECA18E862F1; accessed 2018-11-20