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Lavandula angustifolia

Taxonomy: Spermatophyta, Lamiales, Lamiaceae, Lavandula

Published: 2005-06-01

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: -,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  shape (dry pollen): prolate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): elliptic,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 6,  aperture type: -,  aperture condition: colpate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, H.

Pictures

polar view

1. polar view

detail of aperture

2. detail of aperture

exine surface

3. exine surface

dry pollen grains

4. dry pollen grains

Picture legend

  1. polar view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. detail of aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

  • Suárez-Cervera M, Seoane-Camba J (1985) Étude du pollen de Lavandula viridis L'Her. (Lamiaceae). Sci Géol Bull 38: 107-119
  • Suárez-Cervera M, Seoane-Camba JA (1983) Estudio comparativo al microscopio electronico de transmision de la ultraestructura del grano de polen en algunas especies del genero Lavandula L. In: Solé de Porta N., Suarez-Cervera M. (eds) Actas del IV Simposio de Palinologia : 105-113
  • Suárez-Cervera M, Seoane-Camba JA (1986) On the exine elasticity in the Lavandula dentata L. pollen grains. In: Pollen and Spores: Form and Function. The Linnean Society of London, London : 409-411
  • Suárez-Cervera M, Seoane-Camba JA (1986) Ontogénèse des grains de pollen de Lavandula dentata L. et évolution des cellules tapétales. Pollen et Spores 28: 5-28
  • Suárez-Cervera M, Seoane-Camba JA (1986) Taxonomía numérica de algunas especies de Lavandula L., basada en caracteres morfológicos, cariológicos y palinológicos. Anales Jard Bot Madrid 42: 395-409
  • Suárez-Cervera M, Seoane-Camba JA (1987) Pollen morphology of Iberian species of Lavandula L. functional and taxonomic significance. Anales Asoc Palin Lengua Esp 3: 19-34

Copyright and Citation

Cite this publication as:

Halbritter H. 2005. Lavandula angustifolia. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Lavandula_angustifolia/109541;jsessionid=00A27ACA443E92F680659347D9036B21; accessed 2019-05-20

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