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Crocus speciosus

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Iridaceae, Crocus

Published: 2016-02-19

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): large (51-100 µm),  pollen class: spiraperturate,  polarity: -,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): spheroidal,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): circular,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: -,  aperture type: spiral aperture(s),  aperture condition: spiraperturate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

pollen grains are of different size

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

hydrated pollen grain

2. hydrated pollen grain

hydrated pollen grain

3. hydrated pollen grain

detail of aperture

4. detail of aperture

exine surface

5. exine surface

dry pollen grains

6. dry pollen grains

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. hydrated pollen grain - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. hydrated pollen grain - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. detail of aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Halbritter H. 2016. Crocus speciosus. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Crocus_speciosus/300487;jsessionid=7AD0B3D316A5DB6D7E2E7D69F0938726; accessed 2018-11-14

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