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Pollen from Hawian Ohia Lehua Honey Through the Microscope

Pollen from Hawaian Ohia Lehua Honey

This is pollen found in a Ohia Lehua honey sample from Hawaii. The mounting medium is MeltMount with a refractive index of 1.704. This is at equitorial focus.

Transmitted Brightfield Illumination


KINGDOM: Plantae /Angiosperms /Eudicots ORDER: FAMILY: GENUS: SPECIES:

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