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Leaf of Lavender

Credit: ANNIE CAVANAGH AND DAVID MCCARTHY; WELLCOME TRUST
This false-coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) shows a lavender leaf (Lavandula) imaged at 200 microns. The surface of the leaf is densely covered…Read More »









with fine hair-like outgrowths made from specialised epidermal cells called non-glandular trichomes.   Less «
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