Shepherd's purse seeds, light micrograph

Shepherd's purse seeds, light micrograph

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Credit: DR KEITH WHEELER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Shepherd's purse seeds. Light micrograph of a longitudinal section through a fruit of the shepherd's purse (Capsell bursa-pastoris), showing eight seeds and embryos (red). Each seed has a seed coat (testa) enclosing an embryo. The largest seed (centre right) shows the complete embryo with a basal radical (above the white circle), then a short stalk (hypocotyl), then the top of shoot (plumule) and finally the two cotyledons or seed leaves. Magnification: x14 when printed at 10 centimetres high.

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Keywords: anatomical, biological, biology, botanical, botany, capsell bursa-pastoris, cell, cells, cellular, flora, fruit, internal structure, light micrograph, light microscope, lm, longitudinal, nature, part, parts, plant, plant anatomy, section, sectioned, seed, shepherd's purse, structural, tissue, white background

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