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Hypericum aegypticum

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Malpighiales, Hypericaceae, Hypericum

Published: 2016-01-29

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: colporate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: triangular,  shape (dry pollen): prolate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): lobate,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, tricolporate,  aperture peculiarities: margo

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

shape hydrated oblate with triangular outline to spheroidal

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

hydrated pollen grains

1. hydrated pollen grains

polar view (oblique)

2. polar view (oblique)

equatorial view

3. equatorial view

aperture

4. aperture

aperture

5. aperture

exine surface

6. exine surface

polar area

7. polar area

dry pollen grains

8. dry pollen grains

Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

9. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

Picture legend

  1. hydrated pollen grains - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. polar view (oblique) - 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 - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. aperture - 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. polar area - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Halbritter H. 2016. Hypericum aegypticum. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Hypericum_aegypticum/300373;jsessionid=7EA141D94F1F31194376F00238235854; accessed 2018-11-15

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