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Pithecellobium dulce

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Fabales, Fabaceae, Pithecellobium

Published: 2017-08-24

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: polyad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: polyad,  size (pollen unit): large (51-100 µm),  pollen class: polyad,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: -,  outline in polar view: -,  shape (dry pollen): no suitable term,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): -,  aperture number: none,  aperture type: no aperture,  aperture condition: inaperturate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

polyad consisting of 16 monads

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

habitus

1. habitus

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

polyad

3. polyad

polyad

4. polyad

exine surface

5. exine surface

exine surface,connections between monads

6. exine surface, connections between monads

dry pollen

7. dry pollen

exine surface,dry pollen

8. exine surface, dry pollen

Ubisch bodies on locule wall

9. Ubisch bodies on locule wall

Picture legend

  1. habitus, photographer: Weis, B.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Weis, B.
  3. polyad - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. polyad - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. exine surface, connections between monads - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. exine surface, dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. 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., Pithecellobium dulce. In: PalDat (2017-08-24) - a palynological database. Published on the Internet https://www.paldat.org/pub/Pithecellobium_dulce/303061;jsessionid=970091BDBF3E9A7CD30E611FA550AC97 [accessed 2017-11-18]