Caption: Orchid petal surface (Dendrobium sp.). Individual epidermal cells are packed tightly together. The orchid flower is typically has an outer whorl of three sepals, an inner whorl of three petals, and a single large column. When the flower opens, the sepals may become enlarged and colored. Dendrobium orchids are widely used as houseplants or for flower arrangements.
Magnification*: x120
Type: SEM
Copyright 2004 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Keywords: 24082A,03.01.04,Dendrobium,epidermal cell,epidermal cells,flower part,flower petal,orchid,orchidaceae,petal cell,petal cells,petal surface,plant,plants,SEM,plant cell