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Pseudofumaria alba

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Ranunculales, Papaveraceae, Pseudofumaria

Published: 2016-05-10

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): large (51-100 µm),  pollen class: colpate, clypeate,  polarity: -,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): no suitable term,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): no suitable term,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: >6,  aperture type: colpus,  aperture condition: colpate, pantocolpate,  aperture peculiarities: pantoaperturate, synaperturate

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

number of apertures varies; colpi often anastomosing

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

habitus

1. habitus

hydrated pollen

2. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

3. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

4. hydrated pollen

aperture detail

5. aperture detail

exine surface

6. exine surface

dry pollen

7. dry pollen

Picture legend

  1. habitus, photographer: Weis, B.
  2. hydrated pollen - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. hydrated pollen - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. hydrated pollen - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. aperture detail - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. dry pollen - 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. 2016. Pseudofumaria alba. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Pseudofumaria_alba/300962;jsessionid=224BAD7EF2392FF86790645CCA5AE7CB; accessed 2018-11-18