Bee pollinating poppy flower

Bee pollinating poppy flower

B786/0190 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Macrophotograph of a honeybee Apis mellifera pollinating a field poppy flower Papaver rhoeas poppy that flourishes wild on railway banks, meadows & in poorly sprayed fields. They produce no nectar, but are prolific sources of pollen for bees, which are attracted by the bright colour of the petals. At the centre, covered by the bee, is the stigma, the pollen receiving, female structure of the flower, which sits atop a large capsule (carpel) that contains the ovaries. The fringe surrounding the stigma is the male reproductive apparatus, consisting of anthers borne aloft on stamens. Pollen is produced in the anthers & distributed through the agency of insects.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: anther, apis mellifera, bees, botany, field, flower, honey bee, insect, insect pollination, nature, on poppy, papaver rhoeas, plant, plants, pollen, pollination, poppy, reproduction, reproductive, type

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.