Air plant leaf trichomes, SEM

Air plant leaf trichomes, SEM

C002/6698 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.0MB

Downloadable file size: 3.8MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Air plant leaf trichomes. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of trichomes (modified hairs) on the leaf surface of an air plant (Tillandsia sp.). Air plants are tropical epiphytes (plants that grow on other plants for support). Their trichomes are adapted for obtaining water and nutrients (including dust, decaying leaves and insect matter) directly from the humid air, because their roots are used only for support.

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

Keywords: adapted, air plant, biological, biology, botanical, botany, close-up, coloured, detail, epidermal, epidermis, epiphyte, epiphytic, false-coloured, flora, hair, hairs, humid air, leaf, leaves, monocot, monocotyledon, nature, plant, plants, respiration, scale, scales, scanning electron micrograph, scanning electron microscope, sem, specialised, surface, tillandsia sp., trichome, trichomes, tropical, water absorption

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