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Taxodium mucronatum

Taxonomy: Gymnospermae, Pinales, Cupressaceae, Taxodioideae, Taxodium

Published: 2020-02-24

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): medium-sized (26-50 µm),  pollen class: -,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: spheroidal,  outline in polar view: circular,  shape (dry pollen): cup-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): circular,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: leptoma,  aperture condition: -,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

LMornamentation LM: scabrate,  nexine: present,  sexine: present,  SEMornamentation SEM: microverrucate, microechinate, fossulate,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: papilla, adhering Ubisch bodies

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Bouchal, Johannes Martin

Pictures

equatorial view

1. equatorial view

equatorial view

2. equatorial view

polar view

3. polar view

oblque view

4. oblque view

distal polar view

5. distal polar view

proximal polar view

6. proximal polar view

distal polar view

7. distal polar view

proximal polar view

8. proximal polar view

proximal polar view,exine surface

9. proximal polar view, exine surface

proximal polar view,exine surface

10. proximal polar view, exine surface

distal polar view,leptoma

11. distal polar view, leptoma

Picture legend

  1. equatorial view - dry, acetolyzed & glycerine, unstained, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  2. equatorial view - dry, acetolyzed & glycerine, unstained, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  3. polar view - dry, acetolyzed & glycerine, unstained, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  4. oblque view - dry, acetolyzed & glycerine, unstained, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  5. distal polar view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  6. proximal polar view - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  7. distal polar view - dry, acetolyzed & ethanol (70 %) & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  8. proximal polar view - dry, acetolyzed & ethanol (70 %) & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  9. proximal polar view, exine surface - dry, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  10. proximal polar view, exine surface - dry, acetolyzed & ethanol (70 %) & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Bouchal, J.
  11. distal polar view, leptoma - dry, acetolyzed & ethanol (70 %) & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Bouchal, J.

Literature

  • Kvavadze EV (1988) The pollen of Taxodiaceae and its peculiarities Metsniereba
  • Bouchal, JM; Denk T. (2020) Low taxonomic resolution of papillate Cupressaceae pollen (former Taxodiaceae) impairs their applicability for palaeo-habitat reconstruction Grana 59

Copyright and Citation

Cite this publication as:

Bouchal J. 2020. Taxodium mucronatum. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Taxodium_mucronatum/303672;jsessionid=33B8783D894BD8E3E33B227A6FE91928; accessed 2020-04-07