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Luzula luzuloides

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Poales, Juncaceae, Luzula

Published: 2016-11-30

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: tetrad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: tetrad tetrahedral,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: tetrad,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): cup-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): circular,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: ulcus,  aperture condition: ulcerate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

hydrated tetrads

2. hydrated tetrads

hydrated tetrad

3. hydrated tetrad

detail of aperture

4. detail of aperture

exine surface

5. exine surface

exine surface

6. exine surface

dry tetrads

7. dry tetrads

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. hydrated tetrads - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. hydrated tetrad - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. detail of aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. dry tetrads - dry, 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. 2016. Luzula luzuloides. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Luzula_luzuloides/302578;jsessionid=9E5F0FDE651C96DF85445CA10AA65574; accessed 2018-11-15

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