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30.2 x 42.2 cm ⏐ 11.9 x 16.6 in (300dpi)
STEFAN DILLER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEFAN DILLER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Spanish moss (Tillandsia usneoides) leaf, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). This flowering plant is an epiphyte that grows on other trees. Its leaves are thin, curved and heavily scaled. This leaf has been freeze-fractured to reveal the internal structure.
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