Pollen grain surface in Vaccinium myrtillus as seen in scanning electron microscopy

Józef Kocoń, Kazimierz Pliszka, Stanisław Muszyński

Abstract


Pollen grain surface of Vaccinium myrtillus L. was analyzed by scanning electron microscopy. Pollen grains remain in tetrahedral tetrads. Grain surface is verrucose, consisting of thick, irregularly shaped muri, surrounding small, round or oval lumina. The surface of the muri is fissured, and minute papillae can also be noted.

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