Verbascum chaixii – Nettle-Leaved Mullein

Botanical Family: Scrophulariaceae

Bloom Time May – July

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Colpus

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 

Shape Round

Pollen Color Orange, Red

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Galanthus nivalis – Snowdrop

Botanical Family Amaryllidaceae

Bloom Time February

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 1

Aperture Type Sulcus

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 25

Shape Oval

Pollen Color Orange, Yellow

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Eschscholzia californica – Californian Poppy

Botanical Family Papaveraceae

Bloom Time June – July

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 6

Aperture Type Colpus

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Semitectate

Size (um)

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellow, Orange

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Crocus vernus – Crocus Pickwick

 

Botanical Family Iridaceae

Bloom Time March – April

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 0-1

Aperture Type Inaperturate

Ornamentation Echinate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 102

Shape Round

Pollen Color Yellowish orange

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