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Gaura lindheimeri

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Myrtales, Onagraceae, Gaura

Published: 2016-02-16

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): very large (>100 µm),  size of hydrated pollen (LM): -,  shortest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): -,  longest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): -,  shortest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): -,  longest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): -,  pollen class: porate,  polarity: heteropolar,  P/E-ratio: oblate,  shape: -,  outline in polar view: triangular,  dominant orientation (LM): -,  P/E-ratio (dry pollen): oblate,  shape (dry pollen): -,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): triangular,  infoldings (dry pollen): interapertural area sunken,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: porus,  aperture condition: porate, triporate,  aperture peculiarities: annulus, aperture membrane ornamented

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: microgemmate, perforate,  suprasculpture SEM: -,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: viscin threads,  supratectal element: -

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations: viscin threads inserted on proximal face

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

habitus,flower(s)

1. habitus, flower(s)

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

hydrated pollen grains

3. hydrated pollen grains

polar proximal view (oblique)

4. polar proximal view (oblique)

equatorial view

5. equatorial view

aperture

6. aperture

exine surface

7. exine surface

viscin threads on pollen surface

8. viscin threads on pollen surface

viscin threads

9. viscin threads

dry pollen grains

10. dry pollen grains

Picture legend

  1. habitus, flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  3. hydrated pollen grains - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. polar proximal view (oblique) - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. equatorial view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. aperture - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. viscin threads on pollen surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. viscin threads - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Halbritter H., Buchner R. 2016. Gaura lindheimeri. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Gaura_lindheimeri/300458;jsessionid=3FBE2ED71CB683BC02ED808FF4DC4B9C; accessed 2020-12-03

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