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White Spider Lillie (Crinum sp.) Pollen Under the Microscope

White Spider Lillie (Crinum sp.) Pollen

This is pollen from White Spider Lillie (Crinum sp.) on the island of Kauai. The pollen has not been acetalized and is mounted in a medium with a refactive index of 1.704. This is at equitorial focus.

Transmitted Brightfield Illumination


KINGDOM: Plantae /Angiosperms /Monocots /Asterids ORDER: Asparagales FAMILY: Amaryllidaceae SUBFAMILY: Amaryllidoideae GENUS: Crinum SPECIES:

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