Trichomes and pollen

Manu informed me through this aricle that May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.  If you are the fortunate few who dont suffer pollen allergies, then May should be a very happy Foldscope month in the north east US. I have never enjoyed studying pollen as much as I did this year and continue…

Schlumbergera

This post is about the a species of Schlumergera. The specimen is a flower petal from a Christmas Cactus, or so people have named this plant. I do not fully know if it is from the Truncata group or Buckleyi group. The sample was picked by me on the plant. The flower petal was picked…