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Stachys annua

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Lamiales, Lamiaceae, Stachys

Published: 2016-02-22

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: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): prolate,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): elliptic,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colpus,  aperture condition: colpate, tricolpate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie; Ulrich, Silvia

Pictures

habitus

1. habitus

inflorescence(s)

2. inflorescence(s)

flower(s)

3. flower(s)

flower(s)

4. flower(s)

2-celled pollen

5. 2-celled pollen

2-celled pollen

6. 2-celled pollen

acetolyzed pollen, upper focus

7. acetolyzed pollen, upper focus

acetolyzed pollen, optical section

8. acetolyzed pollen, optical section

acetolyzed pollen, lower focus

9. acetolyzed pollen, lower focus

hydrated pollen, polar view

10. hydrated pollen, polar view

hydrated pollen, equatorial view

11. hydrated pollen, equatorial view

hydrated pollen grains

12. hydrated pollen grains

hydrated pollen, polar view

13. hydrated pollen, polar view

polar view

14. polar view

hydrated pollen, slightly oblique polar view

15. hydrated pollen, slightly oblique polar view

equatorial view

16. equatorial view

hydrated pollen, equatorial view

17. hydrated pollen, equatorial view

detail of aperture

18. detail of aperture

detail of aperture

19. detail of aperture

exine surface

20. exine surface

exine surface

21. exine surface

polar area

22. polar area

dry pollen

23. dry pollen

dry pollen grains

24. dry pollen grains

pollen wall, interapertural area

25. pollen wall, interapertural area

pollen wall, interapertural area

26. pollen wall, interapertural area

pollen wall, interapertural area

27. pollen wall, interapertural area

pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural region

28. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural region

pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural region

29. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural region

Picture legend

  1. habitus, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  2. inflorescence(s), photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. flower(s), photographer: Ulrich, S.
  4. flower(s), photographer: Ulrich, S.
  5. 2-celled pollen - dry, unfixed, aceto-carmine, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  6. 2-celled pollen - dry, unfixed, aceto-carmine, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  7. acetolyzed pollen, upper focus - dry, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  8. acetolyzed pollen, optical section - dry, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  9. acetolyzed pollen, lower focus - dry, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  10. hydrated pollen, polar view - dry, rehydrated (water), unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  11. hydrated pollen, equatorial view - dry, rehydrated (water), unstained, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  12. hydrated pollen grains - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  13. hydrated pollen, polar view - dry, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  14. polar view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  15. hydrated pollen, slightly oblique polar view - dry, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  16. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  17. hydrated pollen, equatorial view - dry, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  18. detail of aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  19. detail of aperture - dry, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  20. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  21. exine surface - dry, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  22. polar area - dry, rehydration (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  23. dry pollen - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  24. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  25. pollen wall, interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, potassium permanganate, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  26. pollen wall, interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  27. pollen wall, interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  28. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural region - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, uranyl acetate & lead citrate, photographer: Ulrich, S.
  29. pollen wall at transition of aperture and interapertural region - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Ulrich, S.

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., Ulrich S. 2016. Stachys annua. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Stachys_annua/300465;jsessionid=6BC31032187330AB2486216BF12C2B33; accessed 2019-02-20

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