The anatomy of leaves
This animation presents the main types of leaves and the differences between monocot and dicot leaves.
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This animation demonstrates how horse chestnut trees change throughout the seasons
The apple is one of the most popular fruits around the world.
This animation demonstrates the anatomy of tulips, daffodils and snowdrops.
Cereals are species of grasses cultivated for their edible grains.
The two groups of angiosperms are monocots and dicots.
The pericarp of real fruits develops from the carpel, while the pericarp of pseudofruits develops from other parts of flowers.
Many of the most important food crops we consume belong to the family of nightshades.
This animation shows how trees change throughout the seasons, demonstrated by the example of English oaks.
The animations demonstrates the structure of a typical flower.
Giant sequoias are the world's largest living organisms by mass.
One of the most important monocot crops.
Pollen serves to fertilise the egg of plants. Pollen grains come in a variety of shapes and sizes, characteristic of the species.
Cosmopolitan monocots inhabiting watersides.
One of the most common tree of the pine family, native to Eurasia.
Dicotyledons have two embryonic leaves (cotyledons), while monototyledons have only one.
The animation demonstrates the different flower types of angiosperms.
These organs are vital for the survival and development of plants.