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Ophrys fuciflora

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Orchidaceae, Ophrys

Published: 2016-11-07

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: massula,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: pollinarium,  size (pollen unit): very large (>100 µm),  pollen class: -,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: irregular,  outline in polar view: irregular,  shape (dry pollen): irregular,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): irregular,  infoldings (dry pollen): irregularly infolded,  aperture number: none,  aperture type: no aperture,  aperture condition: inaperturate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

pollinarium

1. pollinarium

pollinium

2. pollinium

massulae

3. massulae

hydrated tetrads (forming massula)

4. hydrated tetrads (forming massula)

exine surface of hydrated tetrad

5. exine surface of hydrated tetrad

dry tetrads (in massula)

6. dry tetrads (in massula)

Picture legend

  1. pollinarium - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. pollinium - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. massulae - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. hydrated tetrads (forming massula) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. exine surface of hydrated tetrad - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. dry tetrads (in massula) - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Halbritter H. 2016. Ophrys fuciflora. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Ophrys_fuciflora/302009;jsessionid=62C6C176094CAA31B3AFBC54F672C6CD; accessed 2018-12-18

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