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Eleocharis palustris

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Poales, Cyperaceae, Eleocharis

Published: 2016-12-05

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: tetrad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: pseudomonad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: tetrad,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: -,  outline in polar view: -,  shape (dry pollen): irregular,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): irregular,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: number varies,  aperture type: poroid,  aperture condition: poroidate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

aperture number 5 - 7

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

hydrated pseudomonads

3. hydrated pseudomonads

polar view

4. polar view

equatorial view

5. equatorial view

aperture

6. aperture

exine surface

7. exine surface

exine surface

8. exine surface

dry pseudomonad

9. dry pseudomonad

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  3. hydrated pseudomonads - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. polar view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. dry pseudomonad - 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., Buchner R. 2016. Eleocharis palustris. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Eleocharis_palustris/302743;jsessionid=62888485A402E55A27C2613B951F1C07; accessed 2018-11-15

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