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Gladiolus illyricus

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Iridaceae, Gladiolus

Published: 2015-03-31

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): large (51-100 µm),  pollen class: sulcate,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  shape (dry pollen): boat-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: sulcus,  aperture condition: sulcate,  aperture peculiarities: operculum, aperture membrane ornamented

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

2 opercula

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

polar distal view

1. polar distal view

oblique polar proximal view

2. oblique polar proximal view

equatorial view

3. equatorial view

aperture detail

4. aperture detail

aperture detail

5. aperture detail

exine surface

6. exine surface

cracked pollen wall

7. cracked pollen wall

dry pollen

8. dry pollen

Picture legend

  1. polar distal view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. oblique polar proximal view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. equatorial view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. aperture detail - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. aperture detail - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. cracked pollen wall - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Halbritter H. 2015. Gladiolus illyricus. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Gladiolus_illyricus/300035;jsessionid=9C8DB49060ED56A87BAC0738E14E73EC; accessed 2018-11-15

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