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Hoodia flava

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Gentianales, Apocynaceae, Hoodia

Published: 2016-11-08

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: pollinium,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: pollinarium,  size (pollen unit): very large (>100 µm),  pollen class: -,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: -,  outline in polar view: -,  shape (dry pollen): -,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): -,  aperture number: none,  aperture type: no aperture,  aperture condition: inaperturate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: reticulate, psilate,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

habitus

1. habitus

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

flower(s)

3. flower(s)

pollinarium

4. pollinarium

pollinium

5. pollinium

pollinium

6. pollinium

exine surface

7. exine surface

Picture legend

  1. habitus, photographer: Buchner, R.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  3. flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  4. pollinarium - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. pollinium - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. pollinium - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & 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. Hoodia flava. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Hoodia_flava/302065;jsessionid=CAB20CA9B95EAA0D72E3CCBDBF32AE71; accessed 2018-11-15

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