Under the Microscope: Anther of Lilium Spp

About:

This episode of Under the microscope focuses on the Anther of a “Lilium Spp“. Lilium is a genus of herbaceous flowering plants which grow from bulbs where all the plants have prominent large flowers, they are typically found in the Northern Hemisphere and are considered ‘true’ Lillies whereas many other plants who have ‘lily’ in their name are not.

 

How it was taken:

All of my “under the microscope” images are taken in a similar manner, and using the below equipment. In this case, focus stacking was conducted by capturing a video of the subject as I move through the planes of focus, and then software pulled the images out of that video and focus stacked them into the images below;

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