Unless otherwise stated, all resources in these pages are copyright The University of Sydney. They are offered here to support learning and teaching in botany NOT for commercial use.

STUDENTS IN BIOL2030/2930 AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY: PLEASE READ THE UNIVERSITY’S PRIVACY ASSESSMENT STATEMENT FOR AIFORIA VIRTUAL MICROSCOPY SLIDEBOX BEFORE ACCESSING THE SLIDEBOX.

Botany Virtual Microscopy SlideBox

Plant Diversity

       Algae: evolution and diversity
       Bryophytes
       Polypodiopsida (monilophytes) & Gymnosperms (under construction)
       Angiosperm diversity
       Vegetative Morphology
       Reproductive Morphology
       Plant Identification > rainforest plants

Plant Anatomy

The online resources for each anatomy module include:

  • audio guides for each anatomy session to assist you with interpreting what you are seeing down the microscope and to develop your understanding of plant anatomy. Audio guide sounds files are accessed through LMS (enrolled Botany students only).
  • a series of high-resolution diagrams and micrographs
  • a virtual slide box (in Aiforia system)

Please note that best learning resources are freshly prepared slides made with the fresh material provided and examined using a microscope.

Additional Resources

Skills