Chrysogonum virginianum – Golden Knee

Botanical Family Asteraceae

Bloom Time April – September

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Echinate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um)

Shape Round

Pollen Color Dark Yellow

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Flower photos contributed by Mount Cuba

Chaenomeles japonica – Japanese Quince

Botanical Family Rosaceae

Bloom Time April

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Colpus

Ornamentation Striate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um)

Shape Triangular  

Pollen Color Tan, Dark yellow, Green

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