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How the Carnation Insures Variation-1

This direct color photograph print, greatly enlarged, shows that the carnation has perfected a device for insuring variation equally ingenious as the geranium's. This photograph shows the pistil, arising from the yellowish egg nest, closed and unreceptive at the time that the pollen, which may be seen on the two stamens at its right, is ready for distribution.

How the Carnation Insures Variation-1

This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 1 Chapter 3