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Vriesea malzinei

Taxonomy: Angiospermae, Poales, Bromeliaceae, Vriesea

Published: 2016-03-09

Pollen Description

Shape, Size and Aperture

pollen unit: monad,  dispersal unit and peculiarities: monad,  size (pollen unit): large (51-100 µm),  pollen class: sulcate,  polarity: heteropolar,  shape: oblate,  outline in polar view: elliptic,  shape (dry pollen): boat-shaped,  outline in polar view (dry pollen): no suitable term,  infoldings (dry pollen): aperture(s) sunken,  aperture number: 1,  aperture type: sulcus,  aperture condition: sulcate,  aperture peculiarities: aperture membrane ornamented

Ornamentation and Structure

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

Miscellaneous

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

Author(s) of diagnosis: Halbritter, Heidemarie

Pictures

polar distal view

1. polar distal view

polar proximal view

2. polar proximal view

equatorial view (oblique)

3. equatorial view (oblique)

equatorial view

4. equatorial view

detail of sulcus

5. detail of sulcus

sulcus border

6. sulcus border

exine surface

7. exine surface

dry pollen grains

8. dry pollen grains

Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

9. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall

Picture legend

  1. polar distal view - fresh, rehydration (water) & DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  2. polar proximal view - fresh, rehydration (water) & DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  3. equatorial view (oblique) - fresh, rehydration (water) & DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  4. equatorial view - fresh, rehydration (water) & DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  5. detail of sulcus - fresh, rehydration (water) & DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  6. sulcus border - fresh, rehydration (water) & DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  7. exine surface - fresh, rehydration (water) & DMP & critical point dried, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  8. dry pollen grains - dry, photographer: Halbritter, H.
  9. Ubisch bodies on inner anther wall - fresh, rehydration (water) & DMP & critical point dried, 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. Vriesea malzinei. In: PalDat - A palynological database. https://www.paldat.org/pub/Vriesea_malzinei/300585;jsessionid=4E281DB7627D61DD0043C784EF5C0D76; accessed 2018-11-21

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