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Rudgea cornifolia

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Gentianales, Rubiaceae, Rudgea

Published: 2019-07-31

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: number varies,  aperture type: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, tricolporate, tetracolporate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

3 or 4 apertures, sometimes irregularly arranged

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

inflorescence(s)

1. inflorescence(s)

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

polar view,tricolporate

3. polar view, tricolporate

oblique polar view,tetracolporate

4. oblique polar view, tetracolporate

oblique equatorial view

5. oblique equatorial view

aperture

6. aperture

exine surface

7. exine surface

dry pollen

8. dry pollen

Picture legend

  1. inflorescence(s), photographer: Berger, A.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Berger, A.
  3. polar view, tricolporate - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. oblique polar view, tetracolporate - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. oblique equatorial 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. dry pollen - 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. Rudgea cornifolia. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Rudgea_cornifolia/303486;jsessionid=4A667E5EDFEDBCE9A72718FFE0E7C356; accessed 2019-11-23