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Iris tectorum

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Iridaceae, Iris

Published: 2016-02-29

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): large (51-100 µm),  pollen class: sulcate,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): boat-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): no suitable term,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: sulcus,  aperture condition: sulcate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

inflorescence(s)

1. inflorescence(s)

hydrated pollen grains

2. hydrated pollen grains

polar distal view

3. polar distal view

polar proximal view (oblique)

4. polar proximal view (oblique)

equatorial view

5. equatorial view

sulcus border

6. sulcus border

sulcus border

7. sulcus border

exine surface

8. exine surface

dry pollen grains

9. dry pollen grains

Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

10. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

Picture legend

  1. inflorescence(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  2. hydrated pollen grains - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. polar distal view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. polar proximal view (oblique) - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. equatorial view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. sulcus border - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. sulcus border - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & 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

Copyright and Citation

Cite this publication as:

Halbritter H., Buchner R. 2016. Iris tectorum. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Iris_tectorum/300531;jsessionid=FEFA1B851880C2EEA82F39E1F4ABF56C; accessed 2018-11-18

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