More Than Meets the Eye

Amaryllis and pollen above, hibiscus and pollen below.

I posted the two flower images recently; yesterday afternoon I got my microscope out to look at the pollen from each. Wow, what a difference! Both flowers have their own distinct pollen as do all the other flowering plants. Not only are the flowers beautiful, their pollen proves that there is much more to the flowers than meets the eye.

Published by eskildoodle1

Retired physician with interests in writing, photography, music, and astronomy. I have written multiple stories of life experiences, travel, and astronomy, and have been playing the ukulele for 10 years. My wife Fairy and I travel frequently to the Pacific Islands of Hawaii, and French Polynesia, and I have learned several of their native-language songs. This blog will be a forum to share experiences with family and friends.

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