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Dianella tasmanica

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Xanthorrhoeaceae, Dianella

Published: 2016-11-30

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): small (10-25 µm),  pollen class: sulcate,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): oblate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): triangular,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: sulcus,  aperture condition: sulcate,  aperture peculiarities: trichotomosulcus

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: perforate,  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

polar view (distal)

1. polar view (distal)

polar view (proximal)

2. polar view (proximal)

aperture

3. aperture

exine surface

4. exine surface

dry pollen grain

5. dry pollen grain

Picture legend

  1. polar view (distal) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. polar view (proximal) - 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

  • Kosenko VN (1999) Contributions to the pollen morphology and taxonomy of the Liliaceae. Grana 38: 20-30
  • 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. Dianella tasmanica. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Dianella_tasmanica/302560;jsessionid=BC4DF9D5C1249AD908DB1FCD19753724; accessed 2018-11-15

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