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Corydalis cava

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Ranunculales, Papaveraceae, Corydalis

Published: 2016-10-27

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: colpate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): no suitable term,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): no suitable term,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 6,  aperture type: colpus,  aperture condition: colpate, hexacolpate, pantocolpate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented, pantoaperturate

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: verrucate,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: verrucate, perforate,  TEMtectum: eutectate,  infratectum: columellate,  foot layer: discontinuous,  endexine: compact-continuous,  intine: monolayered,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

pollen coatings: pollenkitt,  reserves in cytoplasm: starch, lipids,  cell number: 2-celled,  Ubisch bodies: absent

Annotations

columellellae very short

Author(s) of diagnosis: Oberschneider, Wolfgang

Pictures

flowers of Corydalis cava

1. flowers of Corydalis cava

upper focus

2. upper focus

optical section

3. optical section

lower focus

4. lower focus

hydrated pollen

5. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

6. hydrated pollen

detail of aperture

7. detail of aperture

exine surface

8. exine surface

dry pollen

9. dry pollen

dry pollen

10. dry pollen

interapertural area of pollen wall

11. interapertural area of pollen wall

aperture

12. aperture

generative cell (left) and vegetative nucleus

13. generative cell (left) and vegetative nucleus

Picture legend

  1. flowers of Corydalis cava, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  2. upper focus - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  3. optical section - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  4. lower focus - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  5. hydrated pollen - fresh, chloroform & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  6. hydrated pollen - fresh, chloroform & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  7. detail of aperture - fresh, chloroform & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  8. exine surface - fresh, chloroform & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  9. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  10. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  11. interapertural area of pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  12. aperture - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  13. generative cell (left) and vegetative nucleus - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Oberschneider, W.

Literature

  • Oberschneider W (1998) Pollenmorphologie der Ranunculanae. Diplomarbeit. Universität Wien : 125 pp
  • Adler W, Oswald K, Fischer R. (1994) Exkursionsflora von Österreich : 1180
  • 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:

Oberschneider W. 2016. Corydalis cava. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Corydalis_cava/301704;jsessionid=E75D6792FB2E6EDB2AADA21AB606344D; accessed 2019-02-20

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