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Bee Pollen Through the Microscope

Bee Pollen

This is one of the pollen types in the pollen packets of the sixth row collected near Palleau, France. This is at high focus.

Transmitted Brightfield Illumination


KINGDOM: Plantae /Angiosperms /Eudicots /Asterids ORDER: Lamiales FAMILY: Lamiaceae GENUS: Lavandula SPECIES:

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