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medical illustration of Groundcherries are a genus of plants in the nightshade family (Solanaceae), native to warm temperate and subtropical regions throughout the world. Especially striking are the fruits which are completely surrounded by a lantern-shaped flower cup (calyx). Here the weather-beaten flower cup  is shown.
Scanning-electron microscope, magnification  62:1
Next medical illustration of The image shows pollen of horse chestnut in the dried stage. The horse chestnut is cultivated as an ornamental tree and planted in parks, the heyday is March / April. Pollen are the carriers of the male genetic material of flowering plants. They can cause allergies on skin and mucous membranes of sensitive persons. 
Scanning electron microscope, magnification 2500:1

Aesculus hippocastanum, Pollen

Groundcherries are a genus of plants in the nightshade family (Solanaceae), native to warm temperate and subtropical regions throughout the world. Especially striking are the fruits which are completely surrounded by a lantern-shaped flower cup (calyx). Here the weather-beaten flower cup  is shown. Scanning-electron microscope, magnification  62:1

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