Lemon grass leaf, SEM

Lemon grass leaf, SEM

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Caption: Lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus) leaf surface showing wax crystals, coloured scanning electron microscope (SEM). Also seen is a stoma (bottom right). This herb is native to India and south-eastern Asia. It is used extensively in cooking for the lemony taste it imparts to dishes. Some types of lemon grass are also used in perfumes, in herbal medicine and in insect repellents. Magnification: x1000 when printed 10 centimetres high.

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