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Cunninghamia lanceolata

Taxonomy: Gymnospermae, Pinales, Cupressaceae, Cunninghamia

Published: 2016-11-23

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: ulcerate,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): cup-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): irregular,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: ulcus,  aperture condition: ulcerate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: no suitable term,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: papilla, adhering Ubisch bodies

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

polar distal view (oblique)

3. polar distal view (oblique)

polar proximal view

4. polar proximal view

equatorial view

5. equatorial view

papilla

6. papilla

exine surface

7. exine surface

dry pollen grains

8. dry pollen grains

Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

9. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. polar distal view (oblique) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. polar proximal view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. papilla - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. dry pollen grains - fresh, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall - fresh, 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. Cunninghamia lanceolata. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Cunninghamia_lanceolata/302387;jsessionid=C106B5988E54FB94EC84C8425A84C3D3; accessed 2018-12-18

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