This specimen, a 'baby' pineapple, was obtained from a commercial source in Austin, Texas and was scanned for Dr. Wolfgang Stuppy of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK. Funding for scanning was provided by a National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative grant to Dr. Timothy Rowe of the Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin. Click here for a larger image.
About this Specimen
This specimen was scanned by Matthew Colbert on 04 April 2002 along its long axis for a total of 480 512x512 pixel slices. Each slice is 0.2188 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.2188 mm and a field of reconstruction of 104 mm. The crown of the pineapple was removed prior to scanning.