GARRY DELONG / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY GARRY DELONG / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Light micrograph (LM) of the upper portion of a water lily leaf (Nymphea sp.) in section; showing the palisade layer, air chamber, and unusual bumpy sclerids. The unusually large air chambers enable the leaf to float. Magnification: 139x when printed at 10cm.
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