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Ornithogalum pyrenaicum

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Asparagaceae, Ornithogalum

Published: 2018-03-29

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: sulcate,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  shape (dry pollen): boat-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: sulcus,  aperture condition: sulcate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

inflorescence(s)

1. inflorescence(s)

hydrated pollen

2. hydrated pollen

distal polar view

3. distal polar view

oblique proximal polar view

4. oblique proximal polar view

equatorial view

5. equatorial view

equatorial view

6. equatorial view

equatorial view

7. equatorial view

aperture detail,sulcus border

8. aperture detail, sulcus border

exine surface

9. exine surface

dry pollen

10. dry pollen

Picture legend

  1. inflorescence(s), photographer: Svojtka, M.
  2. hydrated pollen - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. distal polar view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. oblique proximal polar view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. aperture detail, sulcus border - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

  • Halbritter, H (1998) Preparing living pollen material for scanning electron microscopy using 2,2-dimethoxypropane (DMP) and criticalpoint drying. Biotechnic Histochem 73: 137–143

Copyright and Citation

Cite this publication as:

Halbritter H., Svojtka M. 2018. Ornithogalum pyrenaicum. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Ornithogalum_pyrenaicum/303205;jsessionid=6C9D85C30EBB5F2919B01E40FC7D2A68; accessed 2018-07-23