Mint flower and leaf under Foldscope

Mentha (mint) is an aromatic plant, distributed across Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and North America. Leaf colors range from dark green and gray-green to purple, blue, and sometimes pale yellow. The flowers are white to purple. We observed mint flower and leaves using foldscope.

It was a very simple sample preparation, for leaf, I directly placed my leaf on slid with the help tape. In case of flower I removed petals from a side and gently placed it on slide and fixed it with the help of tape. It was an awesome experience.

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