You think that the cutting of the plant's stem should be round? But not necessarily: the stem of a lufa (sponge gourd) has a star-shaped cross-section.
You think that lotus flowers are grown only for beauty? Well, no: the most valuable part of the lotus is its underwater root: it is consumed in many Asian countries. There is even a monument to it (the root!) in one of the Chinese provinces.
In the Plant Tissue Microscope slide kit, you'll find prepared slices of plants - both those familiar to us from childhood and exotic ones - prepared for study. The specimens are arranged on unbreakable transparent plastic plates; the slide is signed with a pictogram depicting the subject.
1.1. Five-sided stem of a sponge gourd
2.2. Gourd ovary with seed buds
3.3 Common cucumber ovary
4.4. Carrot root
5.5. Ginger root
6.6 Cabbage leaf cutting
7.7 Potato starch
8.8 The cut of an edible lotus root
9.9 Onion husk
10.10. Celery leaf
11.11. Burdock root cutting
12.12. Corn stalk