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Dracunculus vulgaris

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Alismatales, Araceae, Dracunculus

Published: 2016-11-03

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: inaperturate,  polarity: -,  shape: -,  outline in polar view: -,  shape (dry pollen): cup-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): -,  aperture number: none,  aperture type: no aperture,  aperture condition: inaperturate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: areolate,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: spongy-continuous,  intine: monolayered,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

ektexine missing; ornamentation elements not resistant to acetolysis; shape in hydrated condition ovoid

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie; Weber, Martina

Pictures

closed spatha

1. closed spatha

detail of flower(s)

2. detail of flower(s)

hydrated pollen grain

3. hydrated pollen grain

pollen surface

4. pollen surface

pollen surface

5. pollen surface

dry pollen grains

6. dry pollen grains

pollen wall

7. pollen wall

pollen wall

8. pollen wall

Picture legend

  1. closed spatha, photographer: Fabbro Th./ Zumbrunn Th.
  2. detail of flower(s), photographer: Fabbro Th./ Zumbrunn Th.
  3. hydrated pollen grain - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. pollen surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. pollen surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Weber, M.
  8. pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Weber, M.

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., Weber M., Fabbro Th./ Zumbrunn Th. 2016. Dracunculus vulgaris. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Dracunculus_vulgaris/301776;jsessionid=CF234FAE63B1E0D0A296BDF974BCC878; accessed 2018-11-18

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