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Hemerocallis fulva

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Xanthorrhoeaceae, Hemerocallis

Published: 2016-10-18

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): elliptic,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: sulcus,  aperture condition: sulcate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane smooth

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: reticulate,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: reticulate, free-standing columellae,  TEMtectum: semitectate,  infratectum: columellate,  foot layer: continuous,  endexine: compact-continuous,  intine: monolayered,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

pollen coatings: pollenkitt,  reserves in cytoplasm: lipids,  cell number: 2-celled,  Ubisch bodies: absent

Annotations

outline in dry condition spindle-shaped

Author(s) of diagnosis: Aktuna, Gabriela

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

pollen grain after acetolysis

2. pollen grain after acetolysis

polar view (proximal)

3. polar view (proximal)

equatorial view

4. equatorial view

detail of sulcus

5. detail of sulcus

exine surface

6. exine surface

dry pollen grain in polar view (distal)

7. dry pollen grain in polar view (distal)

dry pollen grain in polar view (proximal)

8. dry pollen grain in polar view (proximal)

interapertural area of pollen wall

9. interapertural area of pollen wall

apertural area of pollen wall

10. apertural area of pollen wall

pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area

11. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area

mitochondria in vegetative cytoplasm

12. mitochondria in vegetative cytoplasm

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Aktuna, G.
  2. pollen grain after acetolysis - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  3. polar view (proximal) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  4. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  5. detail of sulcus - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  6. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  7. dry pollen grain in polar view (distal) - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  8. dry pollen grain in polar view (proximal) - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  9. interapertural area of pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, lipid-test, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  10. apertural area of pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  11. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  12. mitochondria in vegetative cytoplasm - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, lipid-test, photographer: Aktuna, G.

Literature

  • Adler W, Oswald K, Fischer R. (1994) Exkursionsflora von Österreich : 1180
  • 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:

Aktuna G. 2016. Hemerocallis fulva. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Hemerocallis_fulva/301569;jsessionid=D0F2190E9B95AA22145DEA7936950CC4; accessed 2018-11-20

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