Growth processes of Monocotyledons in lapsed time.
'A British Instructional Film'
- 'Secrets of Nature'
'Some Flowering Plants' (Monocotyledons)
Various shots of palm trees swaying in the wind. Tulip field. Medium shot of children walking through tulips. Wheat field. Close-up of wheat. Close-up of workers in Maize field. Pile of corn. Sugar cane field, close-up of workers chopping crops. Various shots of Monocotyledons. 'Germination of maize - plumule erect, lance like'. Various shots of maize germinating. 'Roots - maize and iris' Various shots of roots. Underground part of an iris, showing growth in lapsed time photography. 'Leaves - Maize, Iris, Gladiolus'' Long narrow veins from tip to base. Maize leaves fluttering in the wind. Iris growing lance-like, upwards. 'Grasses - Maize' 'Stamens exposed wind pollenated' Various time-lapsed shots of maize growing. 'Coloured Flowers' Opening of a tulip flower. Iris opening. Various shots of flowers opening to reveal stigmas and stamens. Ends