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Scilla litardierei

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Asparagaceae, Scilla

Published: 2016-11-18

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): large (51-100 µm),  pollen class: sulcate,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  shape (dry pollen): boat-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): no suitable term,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: sulcus,  aperture condition: sulcate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

sulcus often covered with a narrow band-like operculum

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

polar distal view

2. polar distal view

polar proximal view (oblique)

3. polar proximal view (oblique)

equatorial view

4. equatorial view

detail of sulcus (band-like operculum)

5. detail of sulcus (band-like operculum)

sulcus border

6. sulcus border

exine surface

7. exine surface

dry pollen grain

8. dry pollen grain

Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

9. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Buchner, R.
  2. polar distal view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. polar proximal view (oblique) - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. equatorial view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. detail of sulcus (band-like operculum) - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. sulcus border - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. dry pollen grain - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & 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., Buchner R. 2016. Scilla litardierei. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Scilla_litardierei/302327;jsessionid=42869990B8AFBDDCA7A04D02C4C9B283; accessed 2018-11-18

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