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Pollen from Hawian Wililaiki Honey Through the Microscope

Wililaiki (Schinus terebinthifolius) Pollen from Hawaian Wililaiki Honey

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

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KINGDOM: Plantae /Angiosperms /Eudicots /Rosids ORDER: Sapindales FAMILY: Anacardiaceae GENUS: Schinus SPECIES: terebinthifolius

Schinus terebinthifolius is known as Wililaiki in Hawaiian and as the Brazilian pepper tree elsewhere.

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