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Pyrola chlorantha

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Ericales, Ericaceae, Pyrola

Published: 2017-04-11

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: tetrad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: tetrad tetrahedral,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: tetrad,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: -,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): -,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): interapertural area sunken,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, tricolporate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

hydrated tetrads

1. hydrated tetrads

tetrad

2. tetrad

tetrad

3. tetrad

aperture

4. aperture

aperture

5. aperture

exine surface

6. exine surface

exine surface

7. exine surface

exine surface

8. exine surface

polar area

9. polar area

dry tetrads

10. dry tetrads

Ubisch bodies on locule wall

11. Ubisch bodies on locule wall

Picture legend

  1. hydrated tetrads - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. tetrad - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. tetrad - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. aperture - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. aperture - 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. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. polar area - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. dry tetrads - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. Ubisch bodies on locule wall - 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., Pyrola chlorantha. In: PalDat (2017-04-11) - a palynological database. Published on the Internet https://www.paldat.org/pub/Pyrola_chlorantha/303030;jsessionid=44F5C8B3B491889C4DCF305640320F80 [accessed 2017-07-25]