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Fritillaria messanensis

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Liliales, Liliaceae, Fritillaria

Published: 2016-01-29

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: sulcate,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  shape (dry pollen): boat-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): no suitable term,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: sulcus,  aperture condition: sulcate,  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: present

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

polar distal view

1. polar distal view

polar proximal view (oblique)

2. polar proximal view (oblique)

sulcus border

3. sulcus border

exine surface

4. exine surface

dry pollen grains

5. dry pollen grains

Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

6. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

Picture legend

  1. polar distal view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. polar proximal view (oblique) - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. sulcus border - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

  • Kosenko VN (1999) Contributions to the pollen morphology and taxonomy of the Liliaceae. Grana 38: 20-30

Copyright and Citation

Cite this publication as:

Halbritter H. 2016. Fritillaria messanensis. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Fritillaria_messanensis/300364;jsessionid=5CADCA00E0BD5F8D8A34FEAE2F4155BB; accessed 2018-11-15

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