Greater celandine

By Gerd-A. Günther

Light micrograph of a seed grain of Chelidonium majus, Greater Celandine, showing a single seed grain of a wildflower. The seeds have a white, juicy appendage on the lower part of the brownish seed grain, elaiosome, which ants like to eat, and the seeds are dragged along to new habitats as the ants enjoy their meal. Captured field width 1.6mm.

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