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Iris histrioides

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Iridaceae, Iris

Published: 2016-11-29

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): large (51-100 µm),  pollen class: -,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  shape (dry pollen): oblate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): elliptic,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: ring-like aperture,  aperture condition: -,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: reticulate,  TEMtectum: semitectate,  infratectum: columellate,  foot layer: continuous,  endexine: absent,  intine: bilayered,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

other possible interpretation of aperture: sulcus with large operculum

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie; Weber, Martina

Pictures

polar view (distal)

1. polar view (distal)

proximal view

2. proximal view

equatorial view

3. equatorial view

detail of aperture

4. detail of aperture

exine surface

5. exine surface

dry pollen grains

6. dry pollen grains

dry pollen grains

7. dry pollen grains

pollen wall with pollenkitt in infratectum

8. pollen wall with pollenkitt in infratectum

detail of aperture

9. detail of aperture

Picture legend

  1. polar view (distal) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. proximal view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. detail of aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. pollen wall with pollenkitt in infratectum - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Weber, M.
  9. detail of aperture - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Weber, M.

Literature

  • Mitić B, Halbritter H, Šoštarić R, Nikolić T (2013) Pollen morphology of the genus Iris L. (Iridaceae) from Croatia and surrounding area: taxonomic and phylogenetic implications Plant Systematics and Evolution 299: 271-288
  • 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., Weber M. 2016. Iris histrioides. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Iris_histrioides/302292;jsessionid=115D9636CB199E693520907A5BD325C9; accessed 2018-11-14

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