Plant stem trichomes, light micrograph

Plant stem trichomes, light micrograph

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Caption: Plant stem trichomes. Polarised light micrograph of simple multicellular hairs (trichomes) on the surface (epidermis) of a stem of hedge woundwort (Stachys sylvatica). Trichomes are specialised structures that may perform several functions, such as preventing water loss or deterring animals from eating the plant.

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Keywords: anatomical, anatomy, biological, biology, botanical, botany, defence, defensive, epidermal, epidermis, hair, hairs, hedge woundwort, light micrograph, light microscope, microscopy, nature, plant, polarised light micrograph, polarized, protection, protective, stachys sylvatica, stem, surface, trichome, trichomes

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