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Ophrys sphegodes

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: -,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Svojtka, Matthias

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

pollinarium

2. pollinarium

massulae (in pollinarium)

3. massulae (in pollinarium)

hydrated tetrads (forming massula)

4. hydrated tetrads (forming massula)

hydrated tetrads (in massula)

5. hydrated tetrads (in massula)

dry massulae

6. dry massulae

dry tetrads (in massula)

7. dry tetrads (in massula)

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Svojtka, M.
  2. pollinarium - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  3. massulae (in pollinarium) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  4. hydrated tetrads (forming massula) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  5. hydrated tetrads (in massula) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  6. dry massulae - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  7. dry tetrads (in massula) - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Svojtka M. 2016. Ophrys sphegodes. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Ophrys_sphegodes/301999;jsessionid=AA8D309300EA958F03841BD778B55673; accessed 2018-11-14

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