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Epilobium fleischeri

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Myrtales, Onagraceae, Epilobium

Published: 2016-12-27

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): large (51-100 µm),  pollen class: porate,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: triangular,  shape (dry pollen): oblate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): triangular,  infoldings (dry pollen): interapertural area sunken,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: porus,  aperture condition: porate, triporate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented, annulus

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

viscin threads rising from proximal polar area only

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

hydrated pollen grains

1. hydrated pollen grains

polar view (proximal)

2. polar view (proximal)

polar view (distal)

3. polar view (distal)

equatorial view

4. equatorial view

aperture

5. aperture

exine surface

6. exine surface

polar proximal area with viscin threads

7. polar proximal area with viscin threads

origin of viscin thread

8. origin of viscin thread

dry pollen grains

9. dry pollen grains

Picture legend

  1. hydrated pollen grains - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. polar view (proximal) - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. polar view (distal) - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. equatorial view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. aperture - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. polar proximal area with viscin threads - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. origin of viscin thread - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. dry pollen grains - 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. 2016. Epilobium fleischeri. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Epilobium_fleischeri/302861;jsessionid=20053B6CC57C3168DB2280580661C07B; accessed 2018-11-13

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