Leaf oil glands, SEM

Leaf oil glands, SEM

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Caption: Leaf oil glands. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of leaves from a thyme plant (Thymus vulgaris). A flower bud is seen between the two leaves. Two types of leaf trichomes (hairs) are seen. The smaller, spiky, hairs may have a protective function or reduce evaporation from the leaf. The flattened structures (blue) are modified glandular hairs that are the source of the aromatic oil of thyme. Thyme is used as a herb in cooking. It also has medicinal properties. Magnification: x46 when printed 10cm wide.

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Keywords: anatomical, anatomy, biological, biology, botanical, botany, coloured, false-colour, false-coloured, flora, gland, glands, hair, hairs, herb, herbal, leaf, medicinal, nature, plant, scanning electron micrograph, scanning electron microscope, scent, sem, thyme, thymus vulgaris, trichome, trichomes

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