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Primrose Pollen from Swedish Honey Under the Microscope

Primrose (Primula stricta or scotica) Pollen from Swedish Honey

This is pollen found in a honey sample from Sweden.

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Significance in the Environment:

Characteristic Features:

Syncolpate, tectate-perforate, <22 micrometers, 5 or more colpi

Associated Particles:


Faegri, Knut and Johs Iversen, TEXTBOOK OF POLLEN ANALYSIS, Hafner Publishing Company, 1964.

Kapp, Ronald O., HOW TO KNOW POLLEN AND SPORES, Wm. C. Brown Company, 1969.

Moore, P.D., J. A. Webb, and M. E. Collinson, POLLEN ANALYSIS, Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1991