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Contact: George Poinar, Jr.
poinarg@science.oregonstate.edu
541-752-0917
Oregon State University

Pollen Tubes

Caption: The pollen tubes penetrating the stigma on this ancient flower are the only known fossil of this type, showing the process of sexual reproduction in a flowering plant.

Credit: (Photo courtesy of Oregon State University)

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