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Iris missouriensis

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Iridaceae, Iridoideae, Iris

Links: https://tropicos.org/name/16600527

Published: 2022-05-13

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): large (51-100 µm),  size of hydrated pollen (LM): -,  shortest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): -,  longest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): -,  shortest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): -,  longest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): -,  pollen class: sulcate,  polarity: heteropolar,  P/E-ratio: oblate,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  dominant orientation (LM): -,  P/E-ratio (dry pollen): oblate,  shape (dry pollen): boat-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): elliptic,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: sulcus,  aperture condition: sulcate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane psilate

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: reticulate, heterobrochate, free-standing columellae,  suprasculpture SEM: -,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -,  supratectal element: -

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Brkic, Amra

Pictures

hydrated pollen,equatorial view

1. hydrated pollen, equatorial view

hydrated pollen,equatorial view

2. hydrated pollen, equatorial view

exine surface

3. exine surface

exine surface

4. exine surface

aperture detail,exine surface

5. aperture detail, exine surface

dry pollen

6. dry pollen

Ubisch bodies on locule wall,dry pollen

7. Ubisch bodies on locule wall, dry pollen

Picture legend

  1. hydrated pollen, equatorial view - fresh, critical point dried & rehydrated (water) & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Brkic, A.
  2. hydrated pollen, equatorial view - fresh, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold & rehydrated (water), photographer: Brkic, A.
  3. exine surface - fresh, critical point dried & rehydrated (water) & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Brkic, A.
  4. exine surface - fresh, critical point dried & rehydrated (water) & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Brkic, A.
  5. aperture detail, exine surface - fresh, critical point dried & rehydrated (water) & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Brkic, A.
  6. dry pollen - dry, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Brkic, A.
  7. Ubisch bodies on locule wall, dry pollen - dry, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Brkic, A.

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, Ulrich S, Grímsson F, Weber M, Zetter R, Hesse M, Buchner R, Svojtka M, Frosch-Radivo A (2018) Illustrated Pollen Terminology 2nd Edition
  • 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:

Brkic A. 2022. Iris missouriensis. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Iris_missouriensis/306546;jsessionid=8913BA3C3BAD696130E8BFBE8C92E30A; accessed 2022-08-19