Anther and pollen grains of Red turk’s cap

Malvaviscus penduliflorus commonly known as Red turk’s cap bears red flowers. The pollen grains inside the anther and released pollen grains were observed under the foldscope .The pollen grains contain the male gametes which fuses with the female gamete after pollination. 

Anther enclosing the pollen grains
Pollen grains inside the anther

Anthers showing outer exine

Anther showing inner intine and outer exine

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