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Nettle stinging trichome. Light micrograph of stinging trichomes on an Urtica nettle. Trichomes are specialised structures that can be glandular in nature, defend against predators, or help reduce water loss. This micrograph was obtained using bright field, epi illumination. Magnification: x80 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
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