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Erythrina fusca

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Fabales, Fabaceae, Erythrina

Published: 2016-08-01

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: colpate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: triangular,  shape (dry pollen): oblate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): triangular,  infoldings (dry pollen): not infolded,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colpus,  aperture condition: colpate, tricolpate,  aperture peculiarities: brevicolpus, operculum

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

shape hydrated oblate to spheroidal; the aperture condition might be misinterpreted als pori

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

polar view

1. polar view

oblique equatorial view

2. oblique equatorial view

aperture

3. aperture

aperture

4. aperture

exine surface

5. exine surface

exine surface

6. exine surface

dry pollen

7. dry pollen

dry pollen

8. dry pollen

Picture legend

  1. polar view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. oblique equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. aperture - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. aperture - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. dry pollen - 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. Erythrina fusca. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Erythrina_fusca/301197;jsessionid=3C104504A633F25C69737988BA7474EA; accessed 2018-11-15