Scots pine pollen grains, SEM

Scots pine pollen grains, SEM

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Caption: Scots pine tree pollen grains. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) pollen grains. The pollen grains consist of a base (yellow) with two air-filled, wing-like bladders (pink), which are extensions of the pollen grain's wall. These wings help the wind-dispersed pollen to float on air. Each pollen grain contains a male gamete (reproductive cell) that is intended to fertilise ovules or eggs (the female gametes) of another flower, initiating the formation of a seed.

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