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Leatherwood (Eucryphia lucida) Pollen from Tasmanian Honey Under the Microscope

Leatherwood (Eucryphia lucida) Pollen

This is pollen found in a Leatherwood honey sample from Tasmainia.

Transmitted Brightfield Illumination


KINGDOM: Plantae /Angiosperms /Eudicots /Rosids ORDER: Oxalidales FAMILY: Cunoniaceae GENUS: Eucryphia SPECIES: lucida

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