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Platanthera bifolia

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Orchidaceae, Platanthera

Published: 2016-11-07

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: massula,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: pollinarium,  size (pollen unit): very large (>100 µm),  pollen class: -,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: irregular,  outline in polar view: irregular,  shape (dry pollen): irregular,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): irregular,  infoldings (dry pollen): irregularly infolded,  aperture number: none,  aperture type: no aperture,  aperture condition: inaperturate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

hydrated massula

2. hydrated massula

tetrads

3. tetrads

tetrads

4. tetrads

dry massulae

5. dry massulae

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. hydrated massula - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. tetrads - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. tetrads - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. dry massulae - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Halbritter H. 2016. Platanthera bifolia. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Platanthera_bifolia/301973;jsessionid=99584A89E6CDDF2EF3FA5EB4F97D14D2; accessed 2018-11-13

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