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Ptychotis saxifraga

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Apiales, Apiaceae, Ptychotis

Published: 2019-05-28

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): small (10-25 µm),  pollen class: colporate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: prolate,  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: rugulate, perforate,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

pollen size small to medium

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

inflorescence(s)

1. inflorescence(s)

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

oblique polar view

3. oblique polar view

equatorial view

4. equatorial view

oblique view

5. oblique view

aperture

6. aperture

exine surface

7. exine surface

polar area

8. polar area

dry pollen

9. dry pollen

Ubisch bodies on locule wall

10. Ubisch bodies on locule wall

Picture legend

  1. inflorescence(s), photographer: Berger, A.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Berger, A.
  3. oblique polar view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. oblique view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. aperture - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. polar area - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. Ubisch bodies on locule wall - dry, 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., Berger A. 2019. Ptychotis saxifraga. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Ptychotis_saxifraga/303420;jsessionid=B7EDFA8BC84F75B8C7EB342410640D20; accessed 2019-08-21