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Pedicularis gyroflexa

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Lamiales, Orobanchaceae, Pedicularis

Published: 2017-08-24

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): small (10-25 µm),  pollen class: -,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): isodiametric,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): -,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: ring-like aperture,  aperture condition: -,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

ring like aperture running meridionally, dry pollen discoidal

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

inflorescence(s)

1. inflorescence(s)

hydrated pollen

2. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

3. hydrated pollen

equatorial view

4. equatorial view

oblique view

5. oblique view

aperture detail

6. aperture detail

exine surface

7. exine surface

dry pollen

8. dry pollen

dry pollen

9. dry pollen

Ubisch bodies on locule wall

10. Ubisch bodies on locule wall

Picture legend

  1. inflorescence(s), photographer: Weis, B.
  2. hydrated pollen - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. hydrated pollen - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. oblique view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. aperture detail - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. Ubisch bodies on locule wall - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & 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., WEIS B., Pedicularis gyroflexa. In: PalDat (2017-08-24) - a palynological database. Published on the Internet https://www.paldat.org/pub/Pedicularis_gyroflexa/303081;jsessionid=5287EDA3203387F00D00C97680D0D213 [accessed 2017-10-19]