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Scirpus sylvaticus

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Poales, Cyperaceae, Scirpus

Published: 2017-01-18

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: tetrad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: pseudomonad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: tetrad,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: -,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): irregular,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): irregular,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 6,  aperture type: poroid,  aperture condition: poroidate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented

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: -

Annotations

pseudomonads with only 1 fertile and 3 aborted monads, which are located at the pointed end of the tetrad; aperture number and size varies

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

hydrated pseudomonad

2. hydrated pseudomonad

hydrated pseudomonad

3. hydrated pseudomonad

aperture

4. aperture

exine surface

5. exine surface

dry pseudomonads

6. dry pseudomonads

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. hydrated pseudomonad - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. hydrated pseudomonad - 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. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. dry pseudomonads - 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. 2017. Scirpus sylvaticus. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Scirpus_sylvaticus/302968;jsessionid=B3CBE87ED3D30956FC19BD9A2573368F; accessed 2019-02-20

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