Bee pollinating a flower, artwork

Bee pollinating a flower, artwork

C018/0297 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 60.1MB

Downloadable file size: 1.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Bee pollinating a flower. Sequence of artworks showing how a bee (left) lands on a flower to drink nectar (centre left), brushing up against the pollen-bearing anthers. As the bee moves around, the pollen grains (purple spheres) are transferred (pink arrow, centre) to the carpel (stigma and style) of the flower. The carpel is sectioned in the third and fourth artworks, with a pollen tube growing downwards (second pink arrow) to reach the flower's ovary and fertilise the ovule (brown). This forms seeds (red, fourth artwork) for a new plant (fourth artwork). The fifth (sectioned) and sixth (non-sectioned) artworks show the fruit (red) that forms around the seeds.

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

Keywords: 6, animal, anther, apis, arrow, arrows, artwork, bee, bees, biological, biology, botanical, botany, carpel, cut out, cut outs, cut-out, cut-outs, cutaway, cutout, cutouts, diagram, entomological, entomology, fauna, feed, feeding, female, flora, flower, flowers, fruit, fruiting, gametes, illustration, insect, male, nature, nectar, ovary, ovule, plant, pollen, pollen grains, pollinate, pollinating, reproduce, reproducing, reproduction, section, sectioned, seed, seeds, self-fertilisation, sequence, series, sexual reproduction, six, stamen, stigma, style, white background, wildlife, zoological, zoology

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