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Fagus sylvatica

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Fagales, Fagaceae, Fagus

Published: 2018-08-20

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: -,  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: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, tricolporate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: rugulate, perforate,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: rugulate, perforate,  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; Bouchal, Johannes Martin

Pictures

acetolyzed pollen,equatorial view

1. acetolyzed pollen, equatorial view

acetolyzed pollen,polar view

2. acetolyzed pollen, polar view

acetolyzed pollen,equatorial view

3. acetolyzed pollen, equatorial view

acetolyzed pollen,polar view

4. acetolyzed pollen, polar view

polar view

5. polar view

polar view

6. polar view

equatorial view

7. equatorial view

aperture

8. aperture

aperture

9. aperture

aperture detail

10. aperture detail

exine surface

11. exine surface

polar area

12. polar area

dry pollen

13. dry pollen

pollen grain on locule wall with Ubisch bodies

14. pollen grain on locule wall with Ubisch bodies

Ubisch bodies on locule wall

15. Ubisch bodies on locule wall

Picture legend

  1. acetolyzed pollen, equatorial view - dry, acetolyzed & glycerine, unstained, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  2. acetolyzed pollen, polar view - dry, acetolyzed & glycerine, unstained, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  3. acetolyzed pollen, equatorial view - dry, acetolyzed & glycerine, unstained, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  4. acetolyzed pollen, polar view - dry, acetolyzed & glycerine, unstained, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  5. polar view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. polar view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. aperture - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. aperture - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. aperture detail - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  12. polar area - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  13. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  14. pollen grain on locule wall with Ubisch bodies - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  15. Ubisch bodies on locule wall - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

  • Claugher D (1986) Pollen wall structure, a new interpretation. Scan Electron Microscop I: 291-299
  • Claugher D, Rowley JR (1990) Pollen exine substructure in Fagus (Fagaceae): role of tufts in exine expansion. Can J Bot 68: 2195-2200
  • Kvacek Z, Walther H (1989) Palaeobotanical studies in Fagaceae of the European tertiary. Pl Syst Evol 162: 213-229
  • Praglowski J. (1982) Fagaceae L. Fagoideae World Pollen and Spore Flora 11: 1–28

Copyright and Citation

Cite this publication as:

Halbritter H., Bouchal J. 2018. Fagus sylvatica. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Fagus_sylvatica/303141;jsessionid=C6C2C395C766F5D9EF991EED47A49B5F; accessed 2018-11-15

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