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Prunus persica

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Rosales, Rosaceae, Prunus

Published: 2016-10-21

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: colporate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: triangular,  shape (dry pollen): prolate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): lobate,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, tricolporate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

shape in hydrated condition oblate to spheroidal

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

polar view

2. polar view

equatorial view

3. equatorial view

aperture

4. aperture

exine surface

5. exine surface

polar area

6. polar area

dry pollen grains

7. dry pollen grains

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. polar view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. polar area - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

  • Ciampolini F, Cresti M, Kapil RN (1982) Germination of cherry pollen grains in vitro - An ultrastructural study. Phytomorphology 32: 364-373
  • Pacini E, Franchi GG (1982) Germination of pollen inside anthers in some non-cleistogamous species. Caryologia 35: 205-215
  • Schwalm S, Hartmann W, Stösser R (1995) Pollenentwicklung bei männlich fertilen und sterilen Sorten bei Pflaumen und Zwetschen (Prunus domestica L. ssp. domestica). Gartenbauwissenschaft 60: 145-150
  • Suárez-Cervera M, Marquez J, Bosch J, Seoane-Camba J (1994) An ultrastructural study of pollen grains consumed by larvae of Osmia bees (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae). Grana 33: 191-204
  • Uwate WJ, Lin J, Ryugo K, Stallman V (1982) Cellular components of the midstylar transmitting tissue of Prunus avium. Can J Bot 60: 98-104
  • 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. 2016. Prunus persica. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Prunus_persica/301738;jsessionid=1573B98CCC0301769E9D21D4F063E17A; accessed 2018-11-21

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