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Pollen Morphology of Plantaginaceae in Jordan



S.A. Al-Quran
 
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A total number of 11 Plantaginacean species were investigated palynologically by LM and SEM, 5 different pollen types have been recognized and the keys for these observations were prepared. All specimens investigated have polypantoporate type with many pores in ecto-and endo-aperture, but with more or less or even no annuli and costae. Presence of sxine 1 (columella), sexine 2 (tectum) and sexine 3 (scabrae) as parts of pollen exine were observed. Thin and short columella, scabrae tectum were observed also. 18-40, 1-2, 3-6 μm were be pollen diameter, exine thickness and pore diameter, respectively. Verrucae of the specimens examined were be the channel with few or without punctae.

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S.A. Al-Quran , 2004. Pollen Morphology of Plantaginaceae in Jordan. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 7: 1594-1602.

DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2004.1594.1602

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=pjbs.2004.1594.1602

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