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Platanthera chlorantha

Taxonomy: Spermatophyta, Orchidales, Orchidaceae, Platanthera

Published: 2011-06-09

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: pollinium,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: pollinarium,  size (pollen unit): very large (>100 µm),  size of hydrated pollen (LM): -,  shortest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): -,  longest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): -,  shortest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): -,  longest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): -,  pollen class: polyad,  polarity: heteropolar,  P/E-ratio: -,  shape: irregular,  outline in polar view: irregular,  dominant orientation (LM): -,  P/E-ratio (dry pollen): -,  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,  suprasculpture SEM: -,  TEMtectum: eutectate,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -,  supratectal element: -

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Svojtka, M.; Claessens, J.

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

pollinarium

2. pollinarium

massulae (forming pollinium)

3. massulae (forming pollinium)

massulae (forming pollinium)

4. massulae (forming pollinium)

massulae

5. massulae

massulae

6. massulae

tetrads (forming massula)

7. tetrads (forming massula)

exine surface

8. exine surface

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Claessens, J.
  2. pollinarium - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  3. massulae (forming pollinium) - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  4. massulae (forming pollinium) - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  5. massulae - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  6. massulae - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  7. tetrads (forming massula) - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  8. exine surface - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Svojtka M., Claessens J. 2011. Platanthera chlorantha. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Platanthera_chlorantha/201013;jsessionid=03970E507DD11C97AD77D0225CC1970D; accessed 2020-09-19

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