Plants in IISER Tirupati

This is a famous spike inflorescence in south India. It is quite common near the campus of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research present in Tirupati. The name of the plant is Amaranthus. These are a kind of inflorescence in which the flowers are sessile meaning does not contain any peduncle. It is also…

Biology today

The leaf of a dicot plant was taken and cut into small piece in the campus of IISER Tirupati. The ventral part of the leaf was searched for the stomata. Later at the edges of the leaf, small thread like projections were visible and were recognized as trichomes which are multicellular and help the plant…

Hair follicle

Spirogyra