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March 6, 2013
Scanning electron microsope image of Hibiscus schizopetalus pollen. Pollen is unacetolyzed and air dried. Note severe collapse of the grains. Also, the pollenkit is obvious. Compare with acetolyzed grains. Malvales Malvaceae (mallow) family Hibiscus schizopetalus Zeiss DSM 962 SEM Credit: Louisa Howard, Charles Daghlian