Hyssop pollen grains (Hyssopus officinalis) Science Image
Hyssop pollen grains (Hyssopus officinalis)Ref: 80200693
Description:Caption: Hyssop pollen grains. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of pollen grains from the herb hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis) plant on a petal. Pollen grains are produced in the anthers of the flower and contain the male gametes required for reproduction. Hyssop is a medicinal perennial plant found growing wild in southern and eastern Europe. Its flowers are used as a tonic and a sedative. Magnification: x1470 when printed 10 centimetres wide.