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30.0 x 42.2 cm ⏐ 11.8 x 16.6 in (300dpi)
STEFAN DILLER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEFAN DILLER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes) trichomes, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). These hair-like structures on the Pistia leaf capture very small bubbles of air that keep this aquatic plant floating on water.
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