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Dioclea virgata

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Fabales, Fabaceae, Dioclea

Published: 2018-05-18

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): large (51-100 µm),  pollen class: colporate,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: triangular,  shape (dry pollen): prolate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): triangular,  infoldings (dry pollen): -,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, tricolporate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: psilate, perforate,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: tenuitas

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

different polar areas, distal (?) polar area with tenuitas; shape in dry condition: triangular pyramid

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

polar view

3. polar view

oblique polar view

4. oblique polar view

oblique equatorial view

5. oblique equatorial view

oblique equatorial view

6. oblique equatorial view

aperture

7. aperture

exine surface

8. exine surface

proximal(?) polar area

9. proximal(?) polar area

distal (?) polar area,tenuitas

10. distal (?) polar area, tenuitas

dry pollen

11. dry pollen

dry pollen

12. dry pollen

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Berger, A.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Berger, A.
  3. polar view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. oblique polar view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. oblique equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. oblique equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. aperture - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. proximal(?) polar area - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. distal (?) polar area, tenuitas - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  12. dry pollen - dry, 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., BERGER A., Dioclea virgata. In: PalDat (2018-05-18) - a palynological database. Published on the Internet https://www.paldat.org/pub/Dioclea_virgata/303262;jsessionid=86F54626F3B40022D7FF83C33ED4465E [accessed 2018-06-22]