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Meriania pichinchensis

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Myrtales, Melastomataceae, Meriania

Published: 2016-08-10

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): -,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): -,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, tricolporate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

polar view

2. polar view

equatorial view

3. equatorial view

equatorial view

4. equatorial view

oblique view

5. oblique view

aperture

6. aperture

aperture detail

7. aperture detail

exine surface,tenuitas

8. exine surface, tenuitas

polar area

9. polar area

Ubisch bodies on locule wall

10. Ubisch bodies on locule wall

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Penneys, D.
  2. polar view - fixed, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. equatorial view - fixed, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. equatorial view - fixed, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. oblique view - fixed, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. aperture - fixed, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. aperture detail - fixed, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. exine surface, tenuitas - fixed, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. polar area - fixed, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. Ubisch bodies on locule wall - fixed, critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Halbritter H., Penneys D. 2016. Meriania pichinchensis. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Meriania_pichinchensis/301297;jsessionid=3B2B90C4E64F8AAE0B3892C85287F421; accessed 2018-11-17