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Scheuchzeria palustris

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Alismatales, Scheuchzeriaceae, Scheuchzeria

Published: 2016-11-18

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: dyad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: dyad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: dyad,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: -,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): irregular,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): irregular,  infoldings (dry pollen): irregularly infolded,  aperture number: none,  aperture type: no aperture,  aperture condition: inaperturate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

hydrated dyad

1. hydrated dyad

polar distal view

2. polar distal view

exine surface

3. exine surface

connection between monads

4. connection between monads

polar area

5. polar area

dry dyads

6. dry dyads

Picture legend

  1. hydrated dyad - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. polar distal view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. connection between monads - 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. dry dyads - 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. 2016. Scheuchzeria palustris. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Scheuchzeria_palustris/302313;jsessionid=40B07AA61D71484A362BA8B1E3E2C881; accessed 2018-11-14

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