Pollen Name: Pollen   

Showcase: Microfossil showcase  

Model of a pollen grain.
Pollen grains are the male fertilization cells in gymnosperms (i.e. conifers) and angiosperms (flowering plants). They are usually less than 0.05-0.10 mm in diameter. Gymnosperms are known from the Carboniferous-Recent; angiosperms from the Late Jurassic to the present day.
The model is made by Marta Szubert, Warszawa.  

Other microfossils in the exhibition   

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Publisert 18. mai 2011 16:00