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Echinacea purpurea

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asterales, Asteraceae, Echinacea

Published: 2016-03-07

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: colporate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): -,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): -,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, tricolporate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Sarawichit, P.

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

detail of flower(s)

2. detail of flower(s)

hydrated pollen grains

3. hydrated pollen grains

polar view

4. polar view

equatorial view

5. equatorial view

equatorial view

6. equatorial view

aperture

7. aperture

exine surface

8. exine surface

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  2. detail of flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  3. hydrated pollen grains - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Sarawichit, P.
  4. polar view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Sarawichit, P.
  5. equatorial view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Sarawichit, P.
  6. equatorial view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Sarawichit, P.
  7. aperture - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Sarawichit, P.
  8. exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Sarawichit, P.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Sarawichit P., Buchner R. 2016. Echinacea purpurea. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Echinacea_purpurea/300558;jsessionid=24FA4845D19FA2DFC7E1F06FC050D10B; accessed 2018-11-14

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