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Salvia austriaca

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Lamiales, Lamiaceae, Salvia

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

Miscellaneous

pollen coatings: pollenkitt,  reserves in cytoplasm: starch, lipids,  cell number: 3-celled,  Ubisch bodies: absent

Annotations

polar area psilate

Author(s) of diagnosis: Tweraser, Enikö; Loos, Claudia

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

polar view,upper focus

2. polar view, upper focus

optical section

3. optical section

polar view,lower focus

4. polar view, lower focus

polar view

5. polar view

equatorial view

6. equatorial view

exine surface

7. exine surface

polar area

8. polar area

dry pollen grains

9. dry pollen grains

dry pollen grain in equatorial view

10. dry pollen grain in equatorial view

detail of aperture of dry pollen grain

11. detail of aperture of dry pollen grain

exine surface of dry pollen grain

12. exine surface of dry pollen grain

pollen grain in cross section

13. pollen grain in cross section

interapertural area of pollen wall

14. interapertural area of pollen wall

apertural area of pollen wall

15. apertural area of pollen wall

vegetative nucleus

16. vegetative nucleus

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Tweraser, E.
  2. polar view, upper focus - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Loos, C.
  3. optical section - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Loos, C.
  4. polar view, lower focus - fresh, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Loos, C.
  5. polar view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Tweraser, E.
  6. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Tweraser, E.
  7. exine surface - fresh, chloroform & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Tweraser, E.
  8. polar area - fresh, chloroform & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Tweraser, E.
  9. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Tweraser, E.
  10. dry pollen grain in equatorial view - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Tweraser, E.
  11. detail of aperture of dry pollen grain - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Tweraser, E.
  12. exine surface of dry pollen grain - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Tweraser, E.
  13. pollen grain in cross section - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Loos, C.
  14. interapertural area of pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Loos, C.
  15. apertural area of pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Loos, C.
  16. vegetative nucleus - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Loos, C.

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:

Tweraser E., Loos C. 2016. Salvia austriaca. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Salvia_austriaca/302122;jsessionid=C2C0F9C303BF6FC20120BEAFC5965BAF; accessed 2018-11-15

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