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30.7 x 40.9 cm ⏐ 12.1 x 16.1 in (300dpi)
SUSUMU NISHINAGA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY SUSUMU NISHINAGA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Aubergine flower petal. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the surface of an aubergine (Solanum melongena) petal. The petal is covered in tiny epidermal hairs (trichomes), which protect the plant against pests and reduce water loss through evaporation.
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