Pollen list

Here’s a list of pollen I have looked at (with links to the full post):

Eudicots

Unknown tree

  Ixora coccinea

  Desi Badam (Terminalia catappa)

Murangai (Moringa oleifera)

Papaya (Carica papaya)

Nagalingam (Couroupita guianensis): Dimorphic pollen!!

Unknown plant

Indian Laburnum (Cassia fistula)

Temple Tree (Plumeria spp.)

  Karuvaipillai (Murraya koenigii)

Copper Pod (Peltophorum pterocarpum)

Unidentified flower

Lagerstroemia reginae

Tabebuia spp.

Golden Shrimp (Pachystachys lutea)

Kigelia africana

  Peackock Flower (Caesalpinia pulcherrima)

Bhramha Kamal (Epiphyllum oxypetalum)

  Pumpkin (Cucurbita sp)

Monocots

 Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum wallisii)

Coconut (Cocos nucifera)

Hanging Lobster Claw (Heliconia spp)

Heliconia spp

Easter lily (Amaryllidinae)

Insulin plant (Chamaecostus cuspidatus)

  Vazhaipoo (Musa sp.)

Not exactly pollen, but at the cusp of alternating generations:

  Unknown Fern (clade Pteridophyta)

(Stay tuned: I will update this as we look at more alternation of generations….)

*Each of the image box is 200×200 microns and is calibrated by the method detailed in this post.

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