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Pisum sativum

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Fabales, Fabaceae, Pisum

Links: http://flora.nhm-wien.ac.at/seiten-arten/pisum-sativum-sat.htm

Published: 2021-06-08

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  size of hydrated pollen (LM): 51-100 µm,  shortest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): 51-100 µm,  longest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): -,  shortest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): 36-40 µm,  longest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): 36-40 µm,  pollen class: colporate,  polarity: isopolar,  P/E-ratio: prolate,  shape: -,  outline in polar view: circular,  dominant orientation (LM): equatorial,  P/E-ratio (dry pollen): prolate,  shape (dry pollen): -,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): triangular,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, tricolporate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: reticulate,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: reticulate, perforate,  suprasculpture SEM: -,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -,  supratectal element: -

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie; Auer, Waltraud

Pictures

habitus

1. habitus

hydrated pollen

2. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

3. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

4. hydrated pollen

polar view

5. polar view

polar view

6. polar view

equatorial view

7. equatorial view

equatorial view

8. equatorial view

equatorial view

9. equatorial view

detail of aperture

10. detail of aperture

aperture

11. aperture

aperture detail

12. aperture detail

exine surface

13. exine surface

exine surface

14. exine surface

polar area

15. polar area

polar area

16. polar area

dry pollen grains

17. dry pollen grains

dry pollen

18. dry pollen

Picture legend

  1. habitus, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, unstained, photographer: Auer, W.
  3. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, ruthenium red, photographer: Auer, W.
  4. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, ruthenium red, photographer: Auer, W.
  5. polar view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. polar 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. equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. detail of aperture - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. aperture - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  12. aperture detail - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  13. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  14. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  15. polar area - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  16. polar area - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  17. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  18. 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., Auer W. 2021. Pisum sativum. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Pisum_sativum/306148;jsessionid=20B84B8DF6A288A4D050D3AB87F1E6B5; accessed 2021-07-27

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