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Stratiotes aloides

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Alismatales, Hydrocharitaceae, Stratiotes

Published: 2016-12-14

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): large (51-100 µm),  pollen class: inaperturate,  polarity: isopolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): boat-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): -,  infoldings (dry pollen): -,  aperture number: none,  aperture type: no aperture,  aperture condition: inaperturate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: echinate, reticulate, free-standing columellae,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

the exine ruptures irregularly when swelling

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

hydrated pollen grain

2. hydrated pollen grain

exine surface

3. exine surface

exine surface

4. exine surface

exine surface (irregularly ruptured)

5. exine surface (irregularly ruptured)

dry pollen grains

6. dry pollen grains

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. hydrated pollen grain - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. exine surface (irregularly ruptured) - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. dry pollen grains - 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. 2016. Stratiotes aloides. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Stratiotes_aloides/302834;jsessionid=F0956968A9112DFDBCF39F91B9F184F1; accessed 2018-11-18

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