Leaf structure of Zinnia plant

Leaf structure of Zinnia plant

B745/0568 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Scanning electron micrograph of a cross fracture through a leaf of the plant Zinnia elegans, showing its internal structure. The upper epidermis at top of picture consists of two layers of palisade mesophyll cells, within which are contained many chloroplasts (photosynthesis). Beneath is the spongy mesophyll layer which contains few chloroplasts but many air spaces. This layer lies above the lower epidermis where the stomata (pores in the leaf surface) are found. The stomata enable gaseous exchange to take place between the interior of the leaf and the atmosphere, hence the airy nature of this section. Magnification: x135 at 35mm size.

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

Keywords: botany, cells, chloroplast, leaf, leaves, mesophyll, nature, palisade cell, photosynthesis, plant, plants, scanning electron micrograph, sem, stomata, zinnia elegans

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