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Grevillea aspeleniifolia Pollen from Hawian Macadamia Honey Through the Microscope

Grevillea aspeleniifolia Pollen from Hawaian Macadamia Honey

This is pollen found in a macadamia honey sample from Hawaii. The mounting medium is Shurmount with a refractive index of 1.49. This is at equitorial focus.

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KINGDOM: Plantae /Angiosperms /Eudicots ORDER: Proteales FAMILY: Proteaceae GENUS: Grevillea SPECIES: aspleniifolia

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