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Scilla vindobonensis

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Asparagaceae, Scilla

Published: 2016-10-18

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: sulcate,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  shape (dry pollen): boat-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): elliptic,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: sulcus,  aperture condition: sulcate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

pollen coatings: pollenkitt,  reserves in cytoplasm: lipids,  cell number: 2-celled,  Ubisch bodies: present

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie; Aktuna, Gabriela

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

polar view (distal)

2. polar view (distal)

polar view (proximal)

3. polar view (proximal)

polar view (distal)

4. polar view (distal)

polar view (proximal)

5. polar view (proximal)

equatorial view

6. equatorial view

detail of sulcus

7. detail of sulcus

sulcus border

8. sulcus border

exine surface

9. exine surface

exine surface

10. exine surface

dry pollen grains

11. dry pollen grains

dry pollen grain in polar view (distal)

12. dry pollen grain in polar view (distal)

dry pollen grain in polar view (proximal)

13. dry pollen grain in polar view (proximal)

Ubisch bodies on inner locular wall

14. Ubisch bodies on inner locular wall

pollen grain in cross section

15. pollen grain in cross section

interapertural area of pollen wall

16. interapertural area of pollen wall

apertural area of pollen wall

17. apertural area of pollen wall

pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area

18. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Svojtka, M.
  2. polar view (distal) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  3. polar view (proximal) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  4. polar view (distal) - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. polar view (proximal) - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. equatorial view - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. detail of sulcus - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  8. sulcus border - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  10. exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  12. dry pollen grain in polar view (distal) - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  13. dry pollen grain in polar view (proximal) - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  14. Ubisch bodies on inner locular wall - fresh, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  15. pollen grain in cross section - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  16. interapertural area of pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  17. apertural area of pollen wall - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, lipid-test, photographer: Aktuna, G.
  18. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Aktuna, G.

Literature

  • Adler W, Oswald K, Fischer R. (1994) Exkursionsflora von Österreich : 1180
  • 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., Aktuna G., Svojtka M. 2016. Scilla vindobonensis. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Scilla_vindobonensis/301596;jsessionid=A1B62A51F8798FB431F200E0662781B6; accessed 2019-08-20

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