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Hibiscus schizopetalus

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Malvales, Malvaceae, Hibiscus

Published: 2016-10-21

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): very large (>100 µm),  pollen class: porate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): cup-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): -,  aperture number: >6,  aperture type: porus,  aperture condition: porate, pantoporate,  aperture peculiarities: pantoaperturate

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

pollen wall surrounding pores often rupturing when hydrated, thus affecting a colporate condition

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

inflorescence(s)

1. inflorescence(s)

inflorescence(s)

2. inflorescence(s)

inflorescence of Hibiscus schizopetalus

3. inflorescence of Hibiscus schizopetalus

hydrated pollen grains

4. hydrated pollen grains

hydrated pollen grain

5. hydrated pollen grain

pollen surface

6. pollen surface

aperture

7. aperture

exine surface

8. exine surface

dry pollen grains

9. dry pollen grains

Picture legend

  1. inflorescence(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  2. inflorescence(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  3. inflorescence of Hibiscus schizopetalus, photographer: Buchner, R.
  4. hydrated pollen grains - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. hydrated pollen grain - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. pollen surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. aperture - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, 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., Buchner R. 2016. Hibiscus schizopetalus. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Hibiscus_schizopetalus/301731;jsessionid=B68DAD3F4D7E3435266E3D045E3BBB3E; accessed 2018-11-15

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