Inaperturate Pollen in Monocotyledons

  title={Inaperturate Pollen in Monocotyledons},
  author={Carol A. Furness and Paula J. Rudall},
  journal={International Journal of Plant Sciences},
  pages={395 - 414}
Inaperturate pollen is widespread in the monocotyledons, includes a diverse range of forms, and has arisen independently numerous times. Evidence for this comes from the phylogenetic distribution of inaperturate pollen and also from developmental and structural differences. There is no correlation between the production of inaperturate grains and either microsporogenesis type or tapetum type. Inaperturate pollen has phylogenetic significance within some groups, e.g., in Zingiberales, Liliales… 

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