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Euphorbia saxatilis

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Malpighiales, Euphorbiaceae, Euphorbia

Published: 2018-05-29

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: colporate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): prolate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): triangular,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, tricolporate,  aperture peculiarities: margo

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

shape in hydrated condition: spheroidal to oblate

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

inflorescence(s)

1. inflorescence(s)

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

polar view

3. polar view

oblique equatorial view

4. oblique equatorial view

oblique view

5. oblique view

aperture

6. aperture

aperture

7. aperture

exine surface

8. exine surface

polar area

9. polar area

dry pollen

10. dry pollen

Ubisch bodies on locule wall

11. Ubisch bodies on locule wall

Picture legend

  1. inflorescence(s), photographer: Berger, A.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Berger, A.
  3. polar view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. oblique equatorial 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. aperture - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. polar area - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. Ubisch bodies on locule wall - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & 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., Berger A. 2018. Euphorbia saxatilis. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Euphorbia_saxatilis/303263;jsessionid=9E7968A1036E0EC51C14FBB17063C8BB; accessed 2018-10-16