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Veronica persica

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Lamiales, Plantaginaceae, Veronica

Published: 2016-06-07

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): lobate,  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: -,  nexine: -,  sexine: -,  SEMornamentation SEM: striato-microreticulate,  TEMtectum: -,  infratectum: -,  foot layer: -,  endexine: -,  intine: -,  wall peculiarities: -

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

flower(s)

1. flower(s)

flower(s)

2. flower(s)

hydrated pollen grains

3. hydrated pollen grains

slightly oblique polar view

4. slightly oblique polar view

equatorial view

5. equatorial view

detail of aperture

6. detail of aperture

exine surface

7. exine surface

Picture legend

  1. flower(s), photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. flower(s), photographer: Schneider, H.
  3. hydrated pollen grains - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. slightly oblique polar view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. equatorial view - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. detail of aperture - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. exine surface - fresh, rehydrated (water) & critical point dried & sputter coated with gold, photographer: Halbritter, H.

Literature

  • Fischer MA (1975) The Veronica hederifolia group: taxonomy, ecology, and phylogeny. European Floristic and Taxonomic Studies : 48-60
  • 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., Schneider H. 2016. Veronica persica. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Veronica_persica/301142;jsessionid=830386E23DCBBFC3128FE779CF15E446; accessed 2018-11-18

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