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Isoetes macrospora Spore Under the Microscope

Isoetes macrospora Spore

This is from an "Ann Arbor, Biological Center" prepared set of slides.

Transmitted Brightfield Illumination


KINGDOM: Plantae PHYLUM: Lycopodiophyta CLASS: Isoetopsida ORDER: Isoetales FAMILY: Isoetaceae GENUS: Isoetes SPECIES: macrospora

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