Shield-like hairs on Elaeagnus leaf

Shield-like hairs on Elaeagnus leaf

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Caption: Trichomes on Elaeagnus leaf. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the underside of a leaf of Elaeagnus pungens showing trichomes. These scutiform (shield-like) trichomes are outgrowths of the leaf's epidermal layer. Trichomes have a variety of functions. Some serve to protect the leaf, others reduce evaporation and some secrete essential oils. Many have no known purpose. Elaeagnus pungens is a strong growing evergreen shrub often used for hedging. Magnification: x32 at 6x4.5cm size. Magnification: x90 at 6x4.5 inch size.

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Keywords: botany, elaeagnus, elaeagnus pungens, leaf, leaves, nature, of elaeagnus, plant, plants, trichome, trichomes

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