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Myosurus minimus

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Ranunculales, Ranunculaceae, Myosurus

Published: 2016-10-21

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): small (10-25 µm),  pollen class: colpate,  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: colpus,  aperture condition: colpate, tricolpate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

pollen coatings: -,  reserves in cytoplasm: -,  cell number: 2-celled,  Ubisch bodies: present

Author(s) of diagnosis: Oberschneider, Wolfgang

Pictures

inflorescence(s)

1. inflorescence(s)

upper focus

2. upper focus

optical section

3. optical section

lower focus

4. lower focus

generative cell and vegetative nucleus (dark stained)

5. generative cell and vegetative nucleus (dark stained)

polar view

6. polar view

equatorial view

7. equatorial view

detail of aperture

8. detail of aperture

exine surface

9. exine surface

polar view of dry pollen grain

10. polar view of dry pollen grain

equatorial view

11. equatorial view

Picture legend

  1. inflorescence(s), photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  2. upper focus - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  3. optical section - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  4. lower focus - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  5. generative cell and vegetative nucleus (dark stained) - fresh, unfixed, aceto-carmine, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  6. polar view - fresh, rehydration (water) & chloroform & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  7. equatorial view - fresh, rehydration (water) & chloroform & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  8. detail of aperture - fresh, rehydration (water) & chloroform & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  9. exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & chloroform & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  10. polar view of dry pollen grain - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Oberschneider, W.
  11. equatorial view - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Oberschneider, W.

Literature

  • Oberschneider W (1998) Pollenmorphologie der Ranunculanae. Diplomarbeit. Universität Wien : 125 pp
  • Adler W, Oswald K, Fischer R. (1994) Exkursionsflora von Österreich : 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:

Oberschneider W. 2016. Myosurus minimus. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Myosurus_minimus/301725;jsessionid=DE3E5E5E2189C771168A7F6B5D384D8F; accessed 2018-11-15

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