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Linaria genistifolia

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Lamiales, Plantaginaceae, Linaria

Published: 2016-03-01

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): small (10-25 µm),  pollen class: colporate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): prolate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): lobate,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, tricolporate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: reticulate,  nexine: present,  sexine: present,  SEMornamentation SEM: microreticulate,  TEMtectum: semitectate,  infratectum: columellate,  foot layer: continuous,  endexine: compact-continuous,  intine: monolayered,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

pollen coatings: pollenkitt,  reserves in cytoplasm: starch, lipids,  cell number: 2-celled,  Ubisch bodies: absent

Annotations

ornamentation reticulate to microreticulate

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie; Ulrich, Silvia

Pictures

habitus

1. habitus

inflorescence(s)

2. inflorescence(s)

flower(s)

3. flower(s)

flowers of Linaria genistifolia

4. flowers of Linaria genistifolia

bi-cellular pollen grain

5. bi-cellular pollen grain

upper focus

6. upper focus

optical section

7. optical section

lower focus

8. lower focus

hydrated pollen grain in polar view

9. hydrated pollen grain in polar view

hydrated pollen grain in equatorial view

10. hydrated pollen grain in equatorial view

pollen grains with pollenkitt

11. pollen grains with pollenkitt

pollen grain with pollenkitt

12. pollen grain with pollenkitt

hydrated pollen grain in slightly oblique polar view

13. hydrated pollen grain in slightly oblique polar view

polar view

14. polar view

hydrated pollen grain in equatorial view

15. hydrated pollen grain in equatorial view

equatorial view

16. equatorial view

aperture

17. aperture

detail of aperture

18. detail of aperture

detail of aperture

19. detail of aperture

exine surface

20. exine surface

detail of exine surface

21. detail of exine surface

detail of exine surface

22. detail of exine surface

detail of polar area

23. detail of polar area

polar area

24. polar area

dry pollen grains

25. dry pollen grains

dry pollen grains

26. dry pollen grains

cross section of pollen grain

27. cross section of pollen grain

aperture in cross section

28. aperture in cross section

aperture in cross section

29. aperture in cross section

pollen wall; interapertural area

30. pollen wall; interapertural area

detail of interapertural area

31. detail of interapertural area

Picture legend

  1. habitus, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  2. inflorescence(s), photographer: Ulrich, S.
  3. flower(s), photographer: Ulrich, S.
  4. flowers of Linaria genistifolia, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. bi-cellular pollen grain - dry, rehydrated (water), aceto-carmine, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  6. upper focus - dry, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  7. optical section - dry, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  8. lower focus - dry, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  9. hydrated pollen grain in polar view - dry, rehydrated (water), unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  10. hydrated pollen grain in equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water), unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  11. pollen grains with pollenkitt - dry, rehydrated (water), iodine, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  12. pollen grain with pollenkitt - dry, rehydrated (water), iodine, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  13. hydrated pollen grain in slightly oblique polar view - dry, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  14. polar view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  15. hydrated pollen grain in equatorial view - dry, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  16. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  17. aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  18. detail of aperture - dry, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  19. detail of aperture - dry, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  20. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  21. detail of exine surface - dry, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  22. detail of exine surface - dry, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  23. detail of polar area - dry, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  24. polar area - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  25. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  26. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  27. cross section of pollen grain - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  28. aperture in cross section - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  29. aperture in cross section - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  30. pollen wall; interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  31. detail of interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Ulrich, S.

Literature

  • Cresti M, Milanesi C, Tiezzi A, Ciampolini F, Moscatelli A (1988) Ultrastructure of Linaria vulgaris pollen grains Acta Bot. Neerl. 37: 379-386
  • FISCHER MA, ADLER W, OSWALD K (2005) Exkursionsflora für Österreich, Liechtenstein und Südtirol : 1180
  • 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., Ulrich S. 2016. Linaria genistifolia. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Linaria_genistifolia/300528;jsessionid=A6D563DDFAA131A0D7B8AEC4EE7864EE; accessed 2019-02-20

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