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Hyssopus officinalis

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Lamiales, Lamiaceae, Hyssopus

Published: 2016-03-01

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: colpate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  shape (dry pollen): prolate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): elliptic,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 6,  aperture type: colpus,  aperture condition: colpate, hexacolpate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented, stephanoaperturate

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

pollen coatings: pollenkitt,  reserves in cytoplasm: lipids,  cell number: 3-celled,  Ubisch bodies: absent

Annotations

thin endexine

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Halbritter; Ulrich, Silvia

Pictures

habitus

1. habitus

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

sperm cells

3. sperm cells

upper focus

4. upper focus

optical section

5. optical section

lower focus

6. lower focus

polar view

7. polar view

equatorial view

8. equatorial view

pollenkitt

9. pollenkitt

polar view

10. polar view

equatorial view

11. equatorial view

aperture

12. aperture

detail of aperture

13. detail of aperture

exine surface

14. exine surface

exine surface

15. exine surface

polar area

16. polar area

dry pollen grains

17. dry pollen grains

dry pollen grains

18. dry pollen grains

cross section of pollen grain

19. cross section of pollen grain

cross section of vegetative nucleus and sperm cells

20. cross section of vegetative nucleus and sperm cells

pollen wall; aperture area

21. pollen wall; aperture area

pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area

22. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area

pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area

23. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area

pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area

24. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area

pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area

25. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area

pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area

26. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area

pollen wall; interapertural area

27. pollen wall; interapertural area

pollen wall; interapertural area

28. pollen wall; interapertural area

pollen wall; interapertural area

29. pollen wall; interapertural area

vegetative cytoplasm with organells

30. vegetative cytoplasm with organells

Picture legend

  1. habitus, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Ulrich, S.
  3. sperm cells - dry, rehydrated (water), aceto-carmine, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  4. upper focus - dry, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  5. optical section - dry, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  6. lower focus - dry, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  7. polar view - dry, rehydrated (water), unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  8. equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water), unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  9. pollenkitt - dry, rehydrated (water), iodine, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  10. polar view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  11. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  12. aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  13. detail of aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  14. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  15. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  16. polar area - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  17. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  18. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  19. cross section of pollen grain - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  20. cross section of vegetative nucleus and sperm cells - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  21. pollen wall; aperture area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  22. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  23. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  24. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  25. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, potassium permanganate, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  26. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, potassium permanganate, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  27. pollen wall; interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  28. pollen wall; interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  29. pollen wall; interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, potassium permanganate, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  30. vegetative cytoplasm with organells - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Ulrich, S.

Literature

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Copyright and Citation

Cite this publication as:

Halbritter H., Ulrich S. 2016. Hyssopus officinalis. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Hyssopus_officinalis/300523;jsessionid=B50BC97EE0C0BE1AD22A39FB78F2457C; accessed 2018-11-17

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