Blooming botanical portraits

Flower pictures by contemporary flower photographers and keen amateur gardeners present anything and everything to do with flowers and gardens.

Stefan Diller - SEM Plants

Stefan has been working in scientific photography for nearly 30yrs. His first view through a scanning electron microscope ‘opened up an unknown universe of yet unseen aesthetic structures’. This gallery takes a tour through Stefan's unseen universe of plants and flowers through the use of stunning SEM’s.

Pollen SEM Images

This is a collection of coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) images of a pollen grains. Pollen grains are the male sex cells of a flowering plant. Their characteristic surface is used by botanists to recognise and classify plants. Pollen in plants is used for transferring male genetic material from the anther of a single flower to the stigma of another in cross-pollination.

Royalty Free Plant and Flower Images

Science Photo Library has a wide collection of Royalty Free flower stock images. In this gallery you can view SEMs (scanning electron micrographs) of pollen grains, pictures of a range of fruit and vegetables, seedlings and plant research.

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