Pollen from Primrose flower

Pollen from Primrose flower

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Caption: Primrose pollen. Coloured Scanning Electron Micrograph (SEM) of pollen grains from the primrose, Primula vulgaris. The pollen shows the round, sculpted protein coat characteristic of primroses. Pollen is produced by the male sex organs in primrose flowers and dispersed by insects to the female sex organs where the eggs are fertilised. Species of the Primula genus have evolved so that two types of hermaphrodite flower are produced, & an individual plant only produces one type. The difference in structure between the two flower types favours cross-pollination. Self- pollination tends to produce less viable seeds. Magnification: x1100 at 5x7cm size. x2840 at 8x6inch size.

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Keywords: botany, cross pollination, heterostyly, nature, plant, plants, pollen, primrose, primula, primula pollen, reproduction, reproductive, self pollination, type

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