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Justicia procumbens

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Lamiales, Acanthaceae, Justicia

Published: 2016-05-04

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: colporate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: prolate,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  shape (dry pollen): prolate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): elliptic,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 2,  aperture type: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, dicolporate,  aperture peculiarities: pseudocolpus

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: reticulate, perforate, areolate, microreticulate,  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

aspect

1. aspect

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

flower(s)

3. flower(s)

hydrated pollen grains

4. hydrated pollen grains

polar view

5. polar view

equatorial view

6. equatorial view

equatorial view

7. equatorial view

aperture

8. aperture

exine surface

9. exine surface

detail of pseudocolpus

10. detail of pseudocolpus

dry pollen grains

11. dry pollen grains

anther wall with Ubisch bodies and pollen grain (equatorial view)

12. anther wall with Ubisch bodies and pollen grain (equatorial view)

Picture legend

  1. aspect, photographer: Buchner, R.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  3. flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  4. hydrated pollen grains - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. polar view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. equatorial view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. equatorial view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. aperture - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. detail of pseudocolpus - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  12. anther wall with Ubisch bodies and pollen grain (equatorial view) - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

  • 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., Buchner R. 2016. Justicia procumbens. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Justicia_procumbens/300988;jsessionid=D05E8172D8D5CE9EFFFCD703313D1812; accessed 2018-11-15

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