Lovely microworld of Tulsi under foldscope

Ocimum tenuiflorum commonly known as tulsi an aromatic perennial plant. It belongs to family lamiaceae. It is also known as holy basil or queen of herbs and has holistic property .Tulsi is a medicinal plant and is used to cure many diseases.

It was amazing to observe the parts of Tulsi flower under the foldscope.

Petal cells

Cells of sepal
Trichomes in sepal
Anther releasing pollen grains

Filament and anther
Pollen grains

Ovule of Tulsi flower

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