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Cunninghamia lanceolata

Taxonomy: Gymnospermae, Pinales, Cupressaceae, Cunninghamioideae, Cunninghamia

Published: 2020-02-24

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: -,  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: leptoma,  aperture condition: -,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: scabrate,  nexine: present,  sexine: present,  SEMornamentation SEM: microechinate, rugulate,  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; Bouchal, Johannes Martin

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

polar view

3. polar view

polar view

4. polar view

polar view

5. polar view

polar distal view (oblique)

6. polar distal view (oblique)

polar proximal view

7. polar proximal view

equatorial view

8. equatorial view

papilla

9. papilla

exine surface

10. exine surface

dry pollen grains

11. dry pollen grains

Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

12. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

polar proximal view

13. polar proximal view

adhering Ubisch bodies

14. adhering Ubisch bodies

polar distal view

15. polar distal view

polar distal view,aperture detail

16. polar distal view, aperture detail

polar distal view

17. polar distal view

equatorial view,exine surface

18. equatorial view, exine surface

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. polar view - dry, acetolyzed & glycerine, unstained, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  4. polar view - dry, acetolyzed & glycerine, unstained, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  5. polar view - dry, acetolyzed & glycerine, unstained, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  6. polar distal view (oblique) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. polar proximal view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. papilla - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. dry pollen grains - fresh, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  12. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  13. polar proximal view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  14. adhering Ubisch bodies - dry, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  15. polar distal view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  16. polar distal view, aperture detail - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  17. polar distal view - dry, acetolyzed & ethanol (70 %) & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Bouchal. J.M.
  18. equatorial view, exine surface - dry, acetolyzed & ethanol (70 %) & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Bouchal, J.

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
  • Kvavadze EV (1988) The pollen of Taxodiaceae and its peculiarities Metsniereba
  • Bouchal, JM; Denk T. (2020) Low taxonomic resolution of papillate Cupressaceae pollen (former Taxodiaceae) impairs their applicability for palaeo-habitat reconstruction Grana 59
  • Kurmann, MH (1990) Exine formation in Cunninghamia lanceolata (Taxodiaceae) Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 64: 175–179
  • Jia GX, Chen ZK, Shen XH (1998) Pollen ontogeny and its wall formation in Cunninghamia lanceolata. Grana 37: 343–351

Copyright and Citation

Cite this publication as:

Halbritter H., Bouchal J., Bouchal. J.M. 2020. Cunninghamia lanceolata. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Cunninghamia_lanceolata/303647;jsessionid=FD4E8EF4526D556C9920137F9EA76DC9; accessed 2020-05-27

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