Plant breathing pore, light micrograph

Plant breathing pore, light micrograph

C003/5827 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 80.7MB

Downloadable file size: 2.9MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Plant breathing pore. Light micrograph of a transverse section through a young woody stem from a lime tree (Tilia europaeus), showing a young breathing pore (lenticel) at centre. The outside tissue of the stem is made of cork (dark green and brown), composed of dead cells. The cork prevents water loss, pathogens entering the stem, and insulates the stem against fire damage. To allow gas into the stem for respiration, a lenticel is formed in the cork layer, eventually forming a powdery cork tissue that allows gases into the stem. Magnification: x230 when printed 10 centimetres wide.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: anatomical, angiosperm, angiosperms, biological, biology, botanical, botany, breathing pore, cell, cells, cellular, close-up, cork, cross-section, detail, dicot, dicotyledon, flora, internal structure, lenticel, light micrograph, light microscope, lime tree, nature, part, parts, plant, plant anatomy, section, sectioned, stem, structural, tilia europaeus, tissue, transverse, woody

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.