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Pleurothallis loranthophylla

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Orchidaceae, Pleurothallis

Published: 2016-11-07

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: -,  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: no suitable term,  suprasculpture SEM: -,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -,  supratectal element: -

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Svojtka, Matthias

Pictures

pollinarium

1. pollinarium

pollinium (hard)

2. pollinium (hard)

tetrads (forming pollinium)

3. tetrads (forming pollinium)

tetrad

4. tetrad

exine surface

5. exine surface

viscidium

6. viscidium

Picture legend

  1. pollinarium - fixed, formaldehyde & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  2. pollinium (hard) - fixed, formaldehyde & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  3. tetrads (forming pollinium) - fixed, formaldehyde & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  4. tetrad - fixed, formaldehyde & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  5. exine surface - fixed, formaldehyde & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  6. viscidium - fixed, formaldehyde & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Svojtka M. 2016. Pleurothallis loranthophylla. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Pleurothallis_loranthophylla/302013;jsessionid=265EC12C1C0A5D9AF713CAB818D74922; accessed 2020-09-23

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