Prepared microscope slide: Tracheophyta: Selaginella strobilus l.s. Strobili are structures made up of sporangia-bearing sub-structures densely packed along a stem. In pinus, they are called cones. Strobili have a central axis (or stem).
Kingdom: Plantae – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants / Subkingdom: Viridiplantae / Infrakingdom: Streptophyta – land plants / Superdivision: Embryophyta / Division: Tracheophyta – vascular plants, tracheophytes / Subdivision: Lycopodiophytina / Class: Lycopodiopsida / Subclass: Lycopodiidae / Order: Selaginellales – spikemosses / Family: Selaginellaceae / Genus: Selaginella P. Beauv. – lesser clubmoss, spikemoss
Common Name(s): lesser clubmoss, spikemoss
The main mage is of Selaginella strobilus l.s. at 40. There are two additional images at 100x and at 400x.
Click here for a view of Selaginella strobilus l.s. at 100x.
Click here for a view of Selaginella strobilus l.s. at 400x.
This slide was prepared by Harris Biological Supplies # B.6-115. It has been used in an unknown classroom setting. From the quality of the work, and the general appearance, it is estimated to have been prepared prior to 1960.
Forensics Lab Supply Number 3863386.
To view archives of other Historic Prepared Slides, CLICK HERE.
This slide is placed here primarily so that everyone with an interest would be able to view it as though viewing through a microscope.
Image copyright held by Alan J. Pedersen.
Tags: Prepared microscope slide; Prepared slide
Not made in China.