Pollen on a marigold flower

Marigold (Calendula officinalis) is a traditional medicinal plant (e.g. wound healing) but can also be simply used for food coloring (e.g. for cheese and butter).

The pollen was photographed in a scanning electron microscope and the image was colored Read more


Microscopically small chive pollen: length just about 0.035 mm

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Tilia Pollen

Lime tree pollen in relief representation.

Imaging technique: scanning electron microscopy (SEM), 7000x.Pollen diameter: 33 µm.

Amaryllis – Pollen

Two Amaryllis pollen in the scanning electron microscopeMagnification: 2000x