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Epacris reclinata

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Ericales, Ericaceae, Epacris

Published: 2016-12-27

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: oblate,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): -,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): interapertural area sunken,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, tricolporate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

trrads with aborted monads frequent

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

hydrated tetrad

3. hydrated tetrad

hydrated tetrad

4. hydrated tetrad

aperture

5. aperture

exine surface

6. exine surface

polar distal area

7. polar distal area

dry tetrads

8. dry tetrads

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  3. hydrated tetrad - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. hydrated tetrad - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. polar distal area - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. dry tetrads - 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. Epacris reclinata. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Epacris_reclinata/302872;jsessionid=94A98018D3A4A36897B870E169C24158; accessed 2018-11-14

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