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Drosera capensis

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Caryophyllales, Droseraceae, Drosera

Published: 2016-02-12

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: tetrad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: tetrad tetrahedral,  size (pollen unit): large (51-100 µm),  pollen class: tetrad,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: no suitable term,  outline in polar view: no suitable term,  shape (dry pollen): no suitable term,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): no suitable term,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: >6,  aperture type: porus,  aperture condition: porate, stephanoporate,  aperture peculiarities: stephanoaperturate

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: echinate, microclavate,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

pollen grains stephanoporate, pores in hydrated state indicated by intine protrusions

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

hydrated tetrads

3. hydrated tetrads

hydrated tetrad

4. hydrated tetrad

hydrated tetrad

5. hydrated tetrad

intine protrusions

6. intine protrusions

exine surface

7. exine surface

exine surface

8. exine surface

dry tetrads

9. dry tetrads

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. hydrated tetrads - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. hydrated tetrad - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. hydrated tetrad - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. intine protrusions - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. dry tetrads - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

  • Halbritter H, Hesse M, Weber, M (2012) The unique design of pollen tetrads in Dionaea and Drosera Grana 51: 148-157

Copyright and Citation

Cite this publication as:

Halbritter H. 2016. Drosera capensis. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Drosera_capensis/300443;jsessionid=6F35D5D2A562E633721E7577C8AC2E54; accessed 2018-11-13

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