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Rosmarinus officinalis

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Lamiales, Lamiaceae, Rosmarinus

Published: 2016-11-08

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: colpate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  shape (dry pollen): prolate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): elliptic,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 6,  aperture type: colpus,  aperture condition: colpate, hexacolpate, stephanocolpate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented, stephanoaperturate

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: microreticulate,  TEMtectum: semitectate,  infratectum: columellate,  foot layer: discontinuous,  endexine: absent,  intine: monolayered,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie; Hesse, Michael

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

polar view

3. polar view

equatorial view

4. equatorial view

equatorial view

5. equatorial view

aperture

6. aperture

exine surface

7. exine surface

polar area

8. polar area

dry pollen grains

9. dry pollen grains

pollen grain at begin of synthesis of the intine

10. pollen grain at begin of synthesis of the intine

pollen wall at beginning of synthesis of the intine

11. pollen wall at beginning of synthesis of the intine

pollen wall at end of synthesis of the intine

12. pollen wall at end of synthesis of the intine

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Svojtka, N.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Svojtka, N.
  3. polar view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. polar area - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. pollen grain at begin of synthesis of the intine - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Hesse, M.
  11. pollen wall at beginning of synthesis of the intine - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Hesse, M.
  12. pollen wall at end of synthesis of the intine - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Hesse, M.

Literature

  • Ubera JJL, Hidalgo FP, Schlag MG, Hesse M (1996) Pollen and tapetum development in male fertile Rosmarinus officinalis L. (Lamiaceae). Grana 34: 305-316
  • 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., Hesse M., Svojtka N. 2016. Rosmarinus officinalis. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Rosmarinus_officinalis/302124;jsessionid=FD9786CC89C508CA019A30020515590A; accessed 2018-11-17

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