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Vanilla planifolia

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Asparagales, Orchidaceae, Vanilla

Published: 2016-11-07

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: pollinium,  size (pollen unit): small (10-25 µm),  pollen class: inaperturate,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: irregular,  outline in polar view: irregular,  shape (dry pollen): irregular,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): irregular,  infoldings (dry pollen): irregularly infolded,  aperture number: none,  aperture type: no aperture,  aperture condition: inaperturate,  aperture peculiarities: -

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Annotations

pollen grains of different sizes, (small to medium); shape spheroidal to egg-shaped

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

flower(s)

3. flower(s)

hydrated pollen grains

4. hydrated pollen grains

hydrated pollen grains

5. hydrated pollen grains

hydrated pollen grain

6. hydrated pollen grain

hydrated pollen grain

7. hydrated pollen grain

hydrated pollen grain

8. hydrated pollen grain

exine surface

9. exine surface

germinating pollen grain

10. germinating pollen grain

dry pollen grains

11. dry pollen grains

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Svojtka, M.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Svojtka, M.
  3. flower(s), photographer: Svojtka, M.
  4. hydrated pollen grains - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. hydrated pollen grains - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. hydrated pollen grain - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. hydrated pollen grain - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. hydrated pollen grain - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  10. germinating pollen grain - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  11. dry pollen grains - dry, sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

    Copyright and Citation

    Cite this publication as:

    Halbritter H., Svojtka M. 2016. Vanilla planifolia. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Vanilla_planifolia/301979;jsessionid=2CC0C6B11BB6E24C8F57683F3092CE0F; accessed 2018-11-13

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