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Robinia pseudacacia

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Fabales, Fabaceae, Robinia

Published: 2016-08-01

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: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  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: psilate,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: perforate, psilate,  TEMtectum: eutectate,  infratectum: columellate,  foot layer: continuous,  endexine: compact-continuous,  intine: monolayered,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

pollen coatings: absent,  reserves in cytoplasm: starch,  cell number: 2-celled,  Ubisch bodies: absent

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie; Sam, Saskia

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

detail of flower(s)

3. detail of flower(s)

generative cell

4. generative cell

equatorial view

5. equatorial view

equatorial view

6. equatorial view

equatorial view

7. equatorial view

polar view

8. polar view

equatorial view

9. equatorial view

detail of aperture

10. detail of aperture

exine surface

11. exine surface

polar area

12. polar area

dry pollen grains

13. dry pollen grains

pollen wall, interapertural area

14. pollen wall, interapertural area

aperture

15. aperture

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Sam, S.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. detail of flower(s), photographer: Sam, S.
  4. generative cell - fresh, unfixed, aceto-carmine, photographer: Sam, S.
  5. equatorial view - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Sam, S.
  6. equatorial view - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Sam, S.
  7. equatorial view - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Sam, S.
  8. polar view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. detail of aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  12. polar area - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  13. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  14. pollen wall, interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & potassium ferrocyanide & osmium, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Sam, S.
  15. aperture - fresh, glutaraldehyde & potassium ferrocyanide & osmium, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Sam, S.

Literature

  • Adler W, Oswald K, Fischer R. (1994) Exkursionsflora von Österreich : 1180
  • 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., Sam S. 2016. Robinia pseudacacia. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Robinia_pseudacacia/301261;jsessionid=407D68ED8C7FAD670515294D435347AB; accessed 2018-11-14

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