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Lavandula angustifolia

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Lamiales, Lamiaceae, Lavandula

Published: 2016-11-08

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: colpate,  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: colpus,  aperture condition: colpate, hexacolpate, stephanocolpate,  aperture peculiarities: stephanoaperturate

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie; Weber, Martina

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
  • 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., Weber M. 2016. Lavandula angustifolia. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Lavandula_angustifolia/302125;jsessionid=735A18C379A034B3F37BC09AB8E8EEF0; accessed 2018-11-16

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