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Spiranthes spiralis

Taxonomy: Spermatophyta, Orchidales, Orchidaceae, Spiranthes

Published: 2005-06-01

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: -,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: pollinarium,  size (pollen unit): small (10-25 µm),  pollen class: tetrad,  polarity: -,  shape: irregular,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  shape (dry pollen): irregular,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): irregular,  infoldings (dry pollen): -,  aperture number: none,  aperture type: -,  aperture condition: -,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Svojtka, M.

Pictures

inflorescence(s)

1. inflorescence(s)

pollinarium (two bilobed pollinia)

2. pollinarium (two bilobed pollinia)

pollinia

3. pollinia

hydrated tetrads (forming pollinium)

4. hydrated tetrads (forming pollinium)

hydrated tetrads (forming pollinium)

5. hydrated tetrads (forming pollinium)

hydrated tetrad

6. hydrated tetrad

exine surface of hydrated tetrad

7. exine surface of hydrated tetrad

dry tetrad

8. dry tetrad

Picture legend

  1. inflorescence(s), photographer: Svojtka, M.
  2. pollinarium (two bilobed pollinia) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  3. pollinia - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  4. hydrated tetrads (forming pollinium) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  5. hydrated tetrads (forming pollinium) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  6. hydrated tetrad - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  7. exine surface of hydrated tetrad - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.
  8. dry tetrad - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Svojtka, M.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    SVOJTKA M., Spiranthes spiralis. In: PalDat (2005-06-01) - a palynological database. Published on the Internet https://www.paldat.org/pub/Spiranthes_spiralis/102141;jsessionid=FB04A44FA95A3619C21CE3F076D610EF [accessed 2017-11-18]

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