Pollen of Aloe under foldscope by Yatin @GGDSD College, Chandigarh

The Aloe plants in the college Botanical garden were seen with a fresh bloom of orange coloured pendulous, tubular flowers arranged in spikes. Pollen were isolated from these flowers and seen under foldscope.

Aloe plant is an evergreen perennial succulent with fleshy leaves that have serrated margins and are full of gel. Flowered spike arise from the center of the rosette of leaves with orange coloured pendulous, tubular flowers. Orange coloured perianth lobes fused to form a tube bear 6 stamens the flower erupts from the center of the rosette of leaves growing into a group of small, yellow, tubular flowers.

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