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Syringa vulgaris

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Lamiales, Oleaceae, Syringa

Links: http://flora.nhm-wien.ac.at/seiten-arten/syringa-vulgaris.htm

Published: 2020-12-07

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  size of hydrated pollen (LM): 26-30 µm,  shortest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): 26-30 µm,  longest polar axis in equatorial view (LM): 26-30 µm,  shortest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): 21-25 µm,  longest diameter in equatorial or polar view (LM): 21-25 µm,  pollen class: colporate,  polarity: isopolar,  P/E-ratio: isodiametric,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  dominant orientation (LM): oblique,  P/E-ratio (dry pollen): prolate,  shape (dry pollen): -,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): lobate,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 3,  aperture type: colporus,  aperture condition: colporate, tricolporate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: reticulate,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: reticulate,  suprasculpture SEM: -,  TEMtectum: semitectate,  infratectum: columellate,  foot layer: continuous,  endexine: in aperture only,  intine: monolayered,  wall peculiarities: -,  supratectal element: -

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations: endexine in interapertural area uncertain

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie; Sam, Saskia; Heigl, Helmut

Pictures

inflorescence(s),habitus

1. inflorescence(s), habitus

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

flowers of Syringa vulgaris

3. flowers of Syringa vulgaris

acetolyzed pollen,polar view,upper focus

4. acetolyzed pollen, polar view, upper focus

acetolyzed pollen,polar view,optical section

5. acetolyzed pollen, polar view, optical section

acetolyzed pollen,polar view,lower focus

6. acetolyzed pollen, polar view, lower focus

generative cell

7. generative cell

hydrated pollen

8. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

9. hydrated pollen

hydrated pollen

10. hydrated pollen

polar view

11. polar view

equatorial view

12. equatorial view

detail of aperture

13. detail of aperture

polar area

14. polar area

exine surface

15. exine surface

dry pollen grains

16. dry pollen grains

pollen wall, interapertural area

17. pollen wall, interapertural area

pollen wall, interapertural area

18. pollen wall, interapertural area

aperture

19. aperture

aperture

20. aperture

aperture

21. aperture

pollen wall, transition from aperture to interapertural area

22. pollen wall, transition from aperture to interapertural area

Picture legend

  1. inflorescence(s), habitus, photographer: Sam, S.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Sam, S.
  3. flowers of Syringa vulgaris, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. acetolyzed pollen, polar view, upper focus - dry, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Sam, S.
  5. acetolyzed pollen, polar view, optical section - dry, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Sam, S.
  6. acetolyzed pollen, polar view, lower focus - dry, acetolyzed, unstained, photographer: Sam, S.
  7. generative cell - fresh, rehydrated (water), aceto-carmine, photographer: Sam, S.
  8. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, unstained, photographer: Heigl, H.
  9. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, ruthenium red, photographer: Heigl, H.
  10. hydrated pollen - fresh, glycerine, ruthenium red, photographer: Heigl, H.
  11. polar view - fresh, DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  12. equatorial view - fresh, DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  13. detail of aperture - fresh, DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  14. polar area - fresh, DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  15. exine surface - fresh, DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  16. dry pollen grains - dry, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  17. pollen wall, interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Sam, S.
  18. pollen wall, interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, lipid-test, photographer: Sam, S.
  19. aperture - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Sam, S.
  20. aperture - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, modified Thiéry-test, photographer: Sam, S.
  21. aperture - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, lipid-test, photographer: Sam, S.
  22. pollen wall, transition from aperture to interapertural area - fresh, glutaraldehyde & osmium & potassium ferrocyanide, lipid-test, photographer: Sam, S.

Literature

  • Adler W, Oswald K, Fischer R. (1994) Exkursionsflora von Österreich : 1180
  • 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., Sam S., Heigl H. 2020. Syringa vulgaris. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Syringa_vulgaris/304333;jsessionid=2E69046310444CE55DF6B73A906ACE85; accessed 2021-10-17

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