RICHARD KIRBY, DAVID SPEARS LTD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY RICHARD KIRBY, DAVID SPEARS LTD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Light micrograph of a longitudinal section through an axillary bud on an unidentified plant. The main stem is the vertical structure at right, with a leaf branching off at lower left. The bud (upper left) is emerging from the leaf axil and will produce either a side branch or an inflorescence. Magnification: x2 at 35mm size.
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