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Neottia nidus-avis

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Orchidaceae, Neottia

Published: 2016-11-07

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: tetrad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: pollinium,  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: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

tetrades are tetragonal or tetraedral, the location of the aperture in the mature tetrade is not strictly distal

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

hydrated tetrads (pollinium)

2. hydrated tetrads (pollinium)

hydrated tetrad

3. hydrated tetrad

aperture

4. aperture

exine surface

5. exine surface

dry tetrad

6. dry tetrad

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. hydrated tetrads (pollinium) - 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. 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 tetrad - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Halbritter H. 2016. Neottia nidus-avis. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Neottia_nidus-avis/301994;jsessionid=63F3E9BC4BC51651DE92A0256A9D5643; accessed 2018-11-18

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