Pine (Pinus sp.) Ovulate Strobilus - Longitudinal Section, 40x
This is a longitudinal section of a female (ovulate) pine strobilus (cone). I labeled a few important parts in one of the photos. A female cone has a central cone axis, which bears the scales. Ovuliferous scales have ovules on their upper surface. Ovules develop into seeds after fertilization. The scales protect the seeds during development.
*Microscope slide of longitudinal section, stained
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