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Corydalis lutea

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: clypeate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): spheroidal,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): quadrangular,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: >6,  aperture type: colpus,  aperture condition: colpate, syncolpate,  aperture peculiarities: synaperturate, pantoaperturate

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: psilate,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: clypeate, psilate, perforate,  TEMtectum: eutectate,  infratectum: alveolate,  foot layer: continuous,  endexine: compact-continuous,  intine: monolayered,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Auer, Angelika

Pictures

flower of Corydalis lutea

1. flower of Corydalis lutea

upper focus

2. upper focus

optical section

3. optical section

lower focus

4. lower focus

generative cell (asterisk) and vegetative nucleus

5. generative cell (asterisk) and vegetative nucleus

hydrated pollen

6. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

7. hydrated pollen

detail of colpus membrane

8. detail of colpus membrane

exine surface

9. exine surface

dry pollen

10. dry pollen

dry pollen

11. dry pollen

interapertural area of pollen wall, intine (I) , endexine (E)

12. interapertural area of pollen wall, intine (I) , endexine (E)

apertural area of pollen wall, intine (I), endexine (E)

13. apertural area of pollen wall, intine (I), endexine (E)

pollen wall (PK) and tapetum cells (TA)

14. pollen wall (PK) and tapetum cells (TA)

Picture legend

  1. flower of Corydalis lutea, photographer: Auer, A.
  2. upper focus - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Auer, A.
  3. optical section - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Auer, A.
  4. lower focus - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Auer, A.
  5. generative cell (asterisk) and vegetative nucleus - fixed, formalin-acetic-alcohol, aceto-carmine, photographer: Auer, A.
  6. hydrated pollen - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Auer, A.
  7. hydrated pollen - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Auer, A.
  8. detail of colpus membrane - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Auer, A.
  9. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Auer, A.
  10. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Auer, A.
  11. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Auer, A.
  12. interapertural area of pollen wall, intine (I) , endexine (E) - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Auer, A.
  13. apertural area of pollen wall, intine (I), endexine (E) - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Auer, A.
  14. pollen wall (PK) and tapetum cells (TA) - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Auer, A.

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:

Auer A. 2016. Corydalis lutea. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Corydalis_lutea/301700;jsessionid=250178B2C13A35B9867084098B37177E; accessed 2018-11-13

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