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Pachypodium succulentum

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Gentianales, Apocynaceae, Pachypodium

Published: 2016-06-21

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): -,  size of hydrated pollen (LM): -,  shortest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): -,  longest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): -,  shortest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): -,  longest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): -,  pollen class: porate,  polarity: -,  P/E-ratio: -,  shape: -,  outline in polar view: -,  dominant orientation (LM): -,  P/E-ratio (dry pollen): -,  shape (dry pollen): -,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): -,  aperture number: 2,  aperture type: porus,  aperture condition: diporate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: -,  suprasculpture SEM: -,  TEMtectum: eutectate,  infratectum: granular,  foot layer: absent,  endexine: absent,  intine: bilayered,  wall peculiarities: -,  supratectal element: -


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

Annotations: apertural protrusions

Author(s) of diagnosis: Weber, Martina


pollen grain in cross section

1. pollen grain in cross section

pollen wall

2. pollen wall

Picture legend

  1. pollen grain in cross section, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Weber, M.
  2. pollen wall, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Weber, M.


    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Weber M. 2016. Pachypodium succulentum. In: PalDat - A palynological database.;jsessionid=97697D39D45FB60F9859455BF9923F45; accessed 2020-09-23

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