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The database is hosted by Kiel University
and is established by Magda Wieckowska-
Lüth, Wiebke Kirleis and Kay Schmütz,
Institute for Prehistoric and Protohistoric Archaeology.

© Wieckowska-Lüth/Kirleis/Schmütz 2020

Type: EMA-1

Category: Planta

Taxonomical identification: No information

First publication: Prager, A., Barthelmes, A., Theuerkauf, M. and Joosten, H. (2006) Non-pollen palynomorphs from modern Alder carrs and their potential for interpreting microfossil data from peat. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 141, 7–31

Other publication/s: Barthelmes, A., de Klerk, P., Prager, A., Theuerkauf, M., Unterseher, M. and Joosten, H. (2012) Expanding NPP analysis to eutrophic and forested sites: Significance of NPPs in a Holocene wood peat section (NE Germany). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 186, 22–37

Description: Tracheids (or fragments) of vascular bundles, elongated rectangular hyaline to brown, 10–70 µm long, 4–8 µm in diameter, two types: a) consisting of continuos rings, b) with pits, often with a wieder part (20 µm in diameter), separation between the two types only possible in well-preserved material.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: Scarce in dead wood sampls, scarce to numerous in litter and moss samples from hummocks and numerous to abundant in water samples, in fossil samples also frequent and abundant in Alder wood peat.

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: Cyperaceae peat.

Palaeoenvironmental indication: No information