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Petrorhagia saxifraga

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Caryophyllales, Caryophyllaceae, Petrorhagia

Published: 2016-02-12

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: porate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): polygonal,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): polygonal,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: >6,  aperture type: porus,  aperture condition: porate, pantoporate,  aperture peculiarities: operculum, pantoaperturate

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

apertures 12, operculum crown-like

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

habitus

1. habitus

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

hydrated pollen grain

3. hydrated pollen grain

hydrated pollen grain

4. hydrated pollen grain

aperture

5. aperture

aperture

6. aperture

exine surface

7. exine surface

dry pollen grains

8. dry pollen grains

Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

9. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

Picture legend

  1. habitus, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Svojtka, M.
  3. hydrated pollen grain - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. hydrated pollen grain - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. aperture - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. aperture - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Halbritter H., Svojtka M. 2016. Petrorhagia saxifraga. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Petrorhagia_saxifraga/300444;jsessionid=44776C41867FC18D017C620528F6F16F; accessed 2019-02-20

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