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Odontites luteus

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Lamiales, Orobanchaceae, Odontites

Published: 2016-02-08

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): triangular,  infoldings (dry pollen): interapertural area sunken,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colpus,  aperture condition: colpate, tricolpate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: reticulate,  nexine: present,  sexine: present,  SEMornamentation SEM: reticulate,  TEMtectum: semitectate,  infratectum: columellate,  foot layer: continuous,  endexine: compact-discontinuous,  intine: monolayered,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

thin endexine, nuclei of anther cells with crystals.

Author(s) of diagnosis: Ulrich, Silvia; Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

habitus

1. habitus

inflorescence(s)

2. inflorescence(s)

inflorescence(s)

3. inflorescence(s)

flower(s)

4. flower(s)

 upper focus

5. upper focus

 optical section

6. optical section

 lower focus

7. lower focus

hydrated pollen,  polar view

8. hydrated pollen, polar view

no starch detected

9. no starch detected

2-celled pollen

10. 2-celled pollen

hydrated pollen,  slightly polar view

11. hydrated pollen, slightly polar view

polar view

12. polar view

hydrated pollen,  equatorial view

13. hydrated pollen, equatorial view

equatorial view

14. equatorial view

detail of aperture

15. detail of aperture

detail of aperture

16. detail of aperture

detail of aperture

17. detail of aperture

exine surface

18. exine surface

exine surface in interapertural area with ring-like wall thickening

19. exine surface in interapertural area with ring-like wall thickening

polar area

20. polar area

polar area

21. polar area

polar area

22. polar area

dry pollen

23. dry pollen

dry pollen grains

24. dry pollen grains

anther wall with Ubisch bodies

25. anther wall with Ubisch bodies

cross section of pollen grain

26. cross section of pollen grain

pollen wall, interapertural area

27. pollen wall, interapertural area

pollen wall, interapertural area

28. pollen wall, interapertural area

pollen wall, interapertural area

29. pollen wall, interapertural area

pollen wall, interapertural area, endexine clearly visible

30. pollen wall, interapertural area, endexine clearly visible

pollen wall, aperture area

31. pollen wall, aperture area

pollen wall, aperture area

32. pollen wall, aperture area

 generative cell (right) and organells

33. generative cell (right) and organells

anther cell

34. anther cell

Ubisch bodies on loculus wall

35. Ubisch bodies on loculus wall

Picture legend

  1. habitus, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  2. inflorescence(s), photographer: Ulrich, S.
  3. inflorescence(s), photographer: Ulrich, S.
  4. flower(s), photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. upper focus - dry, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  6. optical section - dry, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  7. lower focus - dry, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  8. hydrated pollen, polar view - dry, rehydrated (water), unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  9. no starch detected - dry, unfixed, iodine, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  10. 2-celled pollen - dry, unfixed, aceto-carmine, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  11. hydrated pollen, slightly polar view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  12. polar view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  13. hydrated pollen, equatorial view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  14. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  15. detail of aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  16. detail of aperture - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  17. detail of aperture - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  18. exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  19. exine surface in interapertural area with ring-like wall thickening - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  20. polar area - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  21. polar area - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  22. polar area - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  23. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  24. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  25. anther wall with Ubisch bodies - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  26. cross section of pollen grain - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  27. pollen wall, interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  28. pollen wall, interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  29. pollen wall, interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  30. pollen wall, interapertural area, endexine clearly visible - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, potassium permanganate, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  31. pollen wall, aperture area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, potassium permanganate, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  32. pollen wall, aperture area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  33. generative cell (right) and organells - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  34. anther cell - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, potassium permanganate, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  35. Ubisch bodies on loculus wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Ulrich, S.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Ulrich S., Halbritter H. 2016. Odontites luteus. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Odontites_luteus/300421;jsessionid=FB771969FE7E2A80A3DF24F239980706; accessed 2018-11-13

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