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Euphorbia heterophylla

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Malpighiales, Euphorbiaceae, Euphorbia

Published: 2018-03-08

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: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): prolate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): lobate,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colpus,  aperture condition: colpate, tricolpate,  aperture peculiarities: margo

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: present

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

habitus

1. habitus

inflorescence(s)

2. inflorescence(s)

hydrated pollen,in locule with Ubisch bodies

3. hydrated pollen, in locule with Ubisch bodies

polar view

4. polar view

oblique view

5. oblique view

aperture

6. aperture

exine surface

7. exine surface

dry pollen

8. dry pollen

Picture legend

  1. habitus, photographer: Weis, B.
  2. inflorescence(s), photographer: Weis, B.
  3. hydrated pollen, in locule with Ubisch bodies - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. polar view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. oblique view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. aperture - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & 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., Weis B. 2018. Euphorbia heterophylla. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Euphorbia_heterophylla/303173;jsessionid=7231F55A66DD4150B16882433504E33D; accessed 2018-12-18