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Iris pseudacorus

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Iridaceae, Iris

Links: http://flora.nhm-wien.ac.at/seiten-arten/iris-pseudacorus.htm

Published: 2020-12-30

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): 51-100 µm, >100 µm,  shortest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): 51-100 µm,  longest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): >100 µm,  shortest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): 51-100 µm,  longest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): 51-100 µm,  pollen class: sulcate,  polarity: heteropolar,  P/E-ratio: oblate,  shape: -,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  dominant orientation (LM): equatorial,  P/E-ratio (dry pollen): -,  shape (dry pollen): boat-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: sulcus,  aperture condition: sulcate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations: shape in hydrated condition: oblate to spheroidal

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie; Auer, Waltraud

Pictures

inflorescence(s)

1. inflorescence(s)

hydrated pollen

2. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

3. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

4. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen grains

5. hydrated pollen grains

polar distal view

6. polar distal view

equatorial view

7. equatorial view

equatorial view

8. equatorial view

sulcus border

9. sulcus border

exine surface

10. exine surface

dry pollen grains

11. dry pollen grains

Picture legend

  1. inflorescence(s), photographer: Svojtka, M.
  2. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, unstained, photographer: Auer, W.
  3. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, ruthenium red, photographer: Auer, W.
  4. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, ruthenium red, photographer: Auer, W.
  5. hydrated pollen grains - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. polar distal view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. sulcus border - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

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., Auer W., Svojtka M. 2020. Iris pseudacorus. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Iris_pseudacorus/304784;jsessionid=B0D86771C7ADA9A7BA9A9999DC7EBF9D; accessed 2021-10-17

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