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Forsythia intermedia

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Lamiales, Oleaceae, Forsythia

Published: 2016-11-15

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): lobate,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, tricolporate,  aperture peculiarities: -

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: -

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flowers of Forsythia x intermedia

1. flowers of Forsythia x intermedia

polar view

2. polar view

equatorial view

3. equatorial view

aperture

4. aperture

exine surface

5. exine surface

polar area

6. polar area

dry pollen grains

7. dry pollen grains

Picture legend

  1. flowers of Forsythia x intermedia, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. polar view - fresh, DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. equatorial view - fresh, DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. aperture - fresh, DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. exine surface - fresh, DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. polar area - fresh, DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. dry pollen grains - dry, 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. Forsythia intermedia. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Forsythia_intermedia/302219;jsessionid=55A6210D84BE7FFBEF3A6145A41B729C; accessed 2018-11-14

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