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Saxifraga tridactylites

Taxonomy: Spermatophyta, Saxifragales, Saxifragaceae, Saxifraga

Published: 2005-06-01

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): small (10-25 µm),  pollen class: -,  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: -,  aperture condition: colpate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, H.

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

polar view

2. polar view

equatorial view

3. equatorial view

aperture

4. aperture

polar area

5. polar area

exine surface

6. exine surface

dry pollen grains with Ubisch bodies

7. dry pollen grains with Ubisch bodies

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. polar view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. polar area - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. dry pollen grains with Ubisch bodies - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Halbritter H. 2005. Saxifraga tridactylites. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Saxifraga_tridactylites/112701;jsessionid=22CAD746BD16C727560E91750B556AE9; accessed 2018-12-18

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