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Orchis militaris

Taxonomy: Spermatophyta, Orchidales, Orchidaceae, Orchis

Published: 2005-06-01

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: polyad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: polyad,  size (pollen unit): small (10-25 µm),  pollen class: -,  polarity: -,  shape: irregular,  outline in polar view: irregular,  shape (dry pollen): irregular,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): irregular,  infoldings (dry pollen): -,  aperture number: none,  aperture type: no aperture,  aperture condition: inaperturate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Svojtka, M.

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 (forming massula)

5. hydrated tetrads (forming massula)

exine surface of hydrated tetrad

6. exine surface of hydrated tetrad

dry massulae

7. dry massulae

dry tetrads (in massula)

8. dry tetrads (in massula)

Picture legend

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

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Svojtka M. 2005. Orchis militaris. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Orchis_militaris/102093;jsessionid=A1B275123A839E803A8309A74EED0C38; accessed 2018-11-14

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