25 October, 2012

Modern reference collection: Oga-hasu (Japanese lotus)







Oga-hasu (Japanese lotus) Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.
(Collected in October, 2012)












Some starch granules are embedded into a plant tissue.









 

 
Even though they were extracted from the same sample of the same plant species, starch granules are vary in shapes and sizes.

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