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Tip of a flower petal

Tip of a flower petal

Once again, we have used our powerful scanning-laser confocal microscope to reveal an interesting and we think cool image.  So what is it? It is the tip of a flower petal from a bougainvillea plant (Bougainvillea spectabilis Willd).

ant, photo by Alex Wild

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ant, photo by Alex Wild

It's like having your own microscope! Visit our Zoom Gallery to explore and have fun zooming in and moving around each image.

Share to Google Classroom

Be part of Ask A Biologist

by volunteering, or simply sending us feedback on the site. Scientists, teachers, writers, illustrators, and translators are all important to the program. If you are interested in helping with the website we have a Volunteer page to get the process started.