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Saponaria ocymoides

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Caryophyllales, Caryophyllaceae, Saponaria

Published: 2016-06-13

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: porate,  polarity: -,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): polygonal,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): polygonal,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: >6,  aperture type: porus,  aperture condition: porate, pantoporate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented, pantoaperturate

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: microechinate, perforate,  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

flowers of Saponaria ocymoides

1. flowers of Saponaria ocymoides

hydrated pollen grain

2. hydrated pollen grain

aperture

3. aperture

exine surface

4. exine surface

dry pollen grains

5. dry pollen grains

Picture legend

  1. flowers of Saponaria ocymoides, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. hydrated pollen grain - fresh, DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. aperture - fresh, DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. exine surface - fresh, DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. dry pollen grains - dry, 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. 2016. Saponaria ocymoides. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Saponaria_ocymoides/301173;jsessionid=6F9DE3B4DCB0F19748DD7648AD8EACA4; accessed 2018-11-15

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