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02Pollen

Caption

Scanning electron microsope image of Hibiscus schizopetalus pollen. Pollen is unacetolyzed and air dried. Note severe collapse of the grains. Also, the pollenkit is obvious. Compare with acetolyzed grains.

Malvales

Malvaceae (mallow) family

Hibiscus schizopetalus

Zeiss DSM 962 SEM

Writer

Louisa Howard, Charles Daghlian

Keywords

Botanical, SEM, pollen, Malvales