January 3, 2020

Oregano Flower Buds

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2020-01-03

Today's picture is oregano (Origanum vulgare) flower buds. The 0.5 mm diameter pencil lead shown in the bottom right indicate the flower buds are about 1-1.5 mm wide, with an ovoid to globose shape. Known as the pizza spice in the United States, it's the primary herb of Italian cuisine. Its oil is also claimed to be antifungal.

Equipment used: modified Logitech webcam model V-UBE43.

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