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Sherardia arvensis

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Gentianales, Rubiaceae, Sherardia

Published: 2016-03-11

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: colpate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): prolate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): lobate,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: >6,  aperture type: colpus,  aperture condition: colpate, stephanocolpate,  aperture peculiarities: stephanoaperturate

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

polar view

2. polar view

polar view

3. polar view

oblique view

4. oblique view

equatorial view

5. equatorial view

slightly oblique equatorial view

6. slightly oblique equatorial view

aperture

7. aperture

exine surface

8. exine surface

exine surface

9. exine surface

polar area

10. polar area

dry pollen grains (polar view)

11. dry pollen grains (polar view)

dry pollen grains (equatorial view)

12. dry pollen grains (equatorial view)

dry pollen grain in equatorial view

13. dry pollen grain in equatorial view

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. polar view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. oblique view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. slightly oblique equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (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: Halbritter, H.
  10. polar area - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. dry pollen grains (polar view) - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  12. dry pollen grains (equatorial view) - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  13. dry pollen grain in equatorial view - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

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Copyright and Citation

Cite this publication as:

Halbritter H. 2016. Sherardia arvensis. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Sherardia_arvensis/300624;jsessionid=221E629A67B8EF6DCC8036F3C0EDD64C; accessed 2018-11-17

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