Lily Ovary Cross Section

September 15, 2023


Photographer: Greg Parker    

Summary Author: Greg Parker

Featured above is a cross-section of a lily ovary from a prepared slide. I used a trinocular microscope at a magnification of x50 to capture this image, a hugely reduced 31-frame mosaic. It shows the interior cellular structure of the female reproductive part of a lily flower -- characteristic structures include the placenta, ovule, and locule. Micromorphological and anatomical investigations help reveal unique properties of the structures, in this case ovaries, in a particular species.

Photo details: L3000BHTG research trinocular microscope. Photo taken using a Canon 5D MkII DSLR - the mosaic was assembled using Photoshop's "Photomerge" function.


Related Links:

Detailed Image of Dragonfly Eye