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Puschkinia scilloides

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Hyacinthaceae, Puschkinia


Published: 2021-02-23

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  size of hydrated pollen (LM): 21-25 µm, 36-40 µm,  shortest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): 21-25 µm,  longest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): 36-40 µm,  shortest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): -,  longest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): -,  pollen class: sulcate,  polarity: heteropolar,  P/E-ratio: oblate,  shape: -,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  dominant orientation (LM): equatorial,  P/E-ratio (dry pollen): -,  shape (dry pollen): -,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): -,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: sulcus,  aperture condition: sulcate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: reticulate,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: -,  suprasculpture SEM: -,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -,  supratectal element: -


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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Heigl, Helmut


hydrated pollen

1. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

2. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

3. hydrated pollen

Picture legend

  1. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, unstained, photographer: Heigl, H.
  2. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, ruthenium red, photographer: Heigl, H.
  3. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, ruthenium red, photographer: Heigl, H.


    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Heigl H. 2021. Puschkinia scilloides. In: PalDat - A palynological database.;jsessionid=A0E496FDF1396E19B50EF202391715C3; accessed 2021-07-29