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Epipogium aphyllum

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Orchidaceae, Epipogium

Published: 2016-11-07

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: massula,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: pollinarium,  size (pollen unit): very large (>100 µm),  pollen class: -,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: irregular,  outline in polar view: irregular,  shape (dry pollen): irregular,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): irregular,  infoldings (dry pollen): irregularly infolded,  aperture number: none,  aperture type: no aperture,  aperture condition: inaperturate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: granulate, no suitable term,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Svojtka, Matthias

Pictures

aspect of Epipogium aphyllum

1. aspect of Epipogium aphyllum

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

flower(s)

3. flower(s)

massulae

4. massulae

massulae

5. massulae

massulae

6. massulae

tetrad (in massula)

7. tetrad (in massula)

tetrad (in massula)

8. tetrad (in massula)

exine surface

9. exine surface

Picture legend

  1. aspect of Epipogium aphyllum, photographer: Prehsler, D.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Prehsler, D.
  3. flower(s), photographer: Prehsler, D.
  4. massulae - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  5. massulae - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  6. massulae - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  7. tetrad (in massula) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  8. tetrad (in massula) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  9. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Svojtka M., Prehsler D. 2016. Epipogium aphyllum. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Epipogium_aphyllum/301952;jsessionid=7CD3831E474DCBCBA831204DC3E6B262; accessed 2018-11-13

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