Feathery stigma of the grass - Coix lacryma-jobi under foldscope

  • Ajay Prakash

Coix is a gras which bears bead-like structures , which are green when young and become black, grey to ivory coloured on maturing. The stigma of Coix is trifid, coloured and feathery. The stigma was detached and fixed on a slide to observe through a foldscope. It appeared like numerous multicellular trichomes emerging from the stigma.

 

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