Pollen ultrastructure of the Haemodoraceae and its taxonomic significance

  title={Pollen ultrastructure of the Haemodoraceae and its taxonomic significance},
  author={Michael G. Simpson},
Abstract The classification of the genera and tribes of the monocot family Haemodoraceae has been variable and uncertain. In order to provide additional taxonomic characters, SEM and TEM were used in describing the pollen ultrastructure of seventeen genera and nineteen species of the family. The Haemodoraceae as a whole, with the exception of Lanaria and Lophiola, is palynologically united by the absence of a typical tectate-columellate exine architecture. Within the family, all eight genera of… 

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