Quercus sp. (Oak, acorn)

Dublin Core

Title

Quercus sp. (Oak, acorn)

Subject

Starch grains viewed under 400-630x

Description

Shape: ovoid starch grains
Surface: smooth
Outer wall: single
Hilum: semi-eccentric
Extinction cross: bent arms
Lamellae: absent
Fissures: small longitudinal natural fissure

Plant part: nut

Supporting literature:
Weber, S. and Price, M.D. 2016. What the pig ate: a microbotanical study of pig dental calculus from 10th-3rd millennium BC northern Mesopotamia. Journal of Archaeological Science Reports, 6:819–827.

Source

MPERF - modern sample

Creator

S. Prado

Date

Processed November 30 2021

Type

Starch grain

Identifier

Starch grain

Files

quercus sp. 10 starch from seed.png
quercus sp. 10b starch from seed.png
quercus sp. 10c starch from seed.png
querc_acorn_40x_starch5b.jpg
querc_acorn_40x_starch5a.jpg

Collection

Citation

S. Prado, “Quercus sp. (Oak, acorn),” McMaster Microbotanical Research Database, accessed October 3, 2022, https://macmicrobot.omeka.net/items/show/9.