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Melica nutans

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Poales, Poaceae, Melica

Published: 2015-03-31

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: ulcerate,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): irregular,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): irregular,  infoldings (dry pollen): irregularly infolded,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: ulcus,  aperture condition: ulcerate,  aperture peculiarities: operculum, annulus

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

habitus

1. habitus

polar proximal view

2. polar proximal view

oblique polar distal view

3. oblique polar distal view

aperture

4. aperture

exine surface

5. exine surface

dry pollen

6. dry pollen

Picture legend

  1. habitus, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. polar proximal view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. oblique polar distal view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. 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. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Halbritter H. 2015. Melica nutans. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Melica_nutans/300030;jsessionid=421DD5E708726E5DD6737115FB09A138; accessed 2018-11-14

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