Stigma and Pollen Tubes of Lilium martagon

Lily: Fig.1 – Red staining cells are the secretory cells present in many stigmas. These form a region receptive to pollen tube growth and extend down to the ovary.  Fig.2 – Cross sections down the style.  Fig.3 – Cross section of ovary. Three Carpels.  Fig. 4&5 – Germinating Pollen.  Fig. 6 – Ovule.