Study the structures of flowering plants with the angiospermae microscope slide sets. The most diverse and dominant group of land plants, angiosperms feature distinguishing characteristics, such as flowers, endosperm within the seeds and fruit production. Each slide set includes a full-color brochure with corresponding pictures.
Roots of Angiospermae Slide Set includes 15 microscope slides: • Allium cepa, onion, root tips, l.s. showing all stages of mitosis • Alnus, alder, t.s. of tuber showing symbiotic actinomycetes • Cuscuta, dodder, on host, t.s. showing haustorium • Elodea, Canadian waterweed, t.s. of an aquatic root • Iris, t.s. of typical monocot root • Monstera, aerial root t.s. • Neottia, orchid, t.s. of root showing endotrophic mycorrhiza • Ranunculus, buttercup, t.s. of a typical dicot root for general study showing all structures very clearly • Ranunculus ficaria, tuber during fall season, t.s. showing starch • Root hairs, w.m. of root tip showing root cap and root hairs, stained • Sarothamnus, broom, t.s. through woody root, special stained • Taraxacum, dandelion, t.s. through tap root showing lactiferous duct • Vicia faba, bean, root nodule t.s. showing nitrogen fixing bacteria • Zea mays, corn, root tip, medium, l.s. showing central pith, cap and starch • Zea mays, corn, t.s. through typical monocot root with central stele