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Daphne alpina

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Malvales, Thymelaeaceae, Daphne

Published: 2016-10-24

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: porate,  polarity: -,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): cup-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): -,  aperture number: >6,  aperture type: porus,  aperture condition: porate, pantoporate,  aperture peculiarities: pantoaperturate

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: reticulate, microechinate, reticulum cristatum, croton pattern,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

hydrated pollen grain

2. hydrated pollen grain

aperture

3. aperture

exine surface

4. exine surface

dry pollen grain

5. dry pollen grain

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. aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. dry pollen grain - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

  • Garagaty-Feissly C (1969) Sur les modifications de l'ultrastructure des cellules tapetales du genre Daphne au cours du développement des grains de pollen. Bull Soc Bot Suisse 79: 221-228
  • 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. Daphne alpina. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Daphne_alpina/301750;jsessionid=D9EFE537F5B078F1707F18CA23BFA035; accessed 2018-11-15

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