Typha latifolia (Bulrush)

Dublin Core

Title

Typha latifolia (Bulrush)

Subject

Starch grains viewed under 400x magnification (cross-polarized and transmitted light)

Description

Shape: ovoid/spherical (non-lenticular).
Surface: smooth-rugose
Outer wall: single
Hilum: centric - semi-eccentric
Extinction cross: bowed X shape cross.
Lamellae: absent
Fissures: often present (centric y shape)
Size: within this sample ~6 - 10 microns
Plant part: root (USO)

Source

MPERF - modern sample

Collected by Royal Botanic Garden (Burlington, Ontario, Canada)

Creator

S. Prado

Date

Processed January 11 2022

Type

Starch grain

Identifier

Starch grain

Files

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Collection

Citation

S. Prado, “Typha latifolia (Bulrush),” McMaster Microbotanical Research Database, accessed October 3, 2022, https://macmicrobot.omeka.net/items/show/17.