June 13, 2020

Motherwort Stamen

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2020-06-13

Here is a motherwort (Leonorus cardiaca) stamen at 40x magnification. Some pollen is visible on the stamen. Right click for full resolution. Herbalist Nicholas Culpeper found motherwort useful for treating depression.

Equipment used: AmScope M150C microscope with Raspberry Pi camera module V2 (8MP).

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