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STEFAN DILLER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEFAN DILLER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Hop (Humulus lupulus) leaf trichomes, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). Trichomes are specialised structures that may perform several functions, such as preventing water loss or deterring animals from eating the plant.
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