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Plant Hair (Trichomes Through the Microscope

This is from an environmental tapelift collected near Sylmar, CA.

Transmitted Off Crossed Circular Polarized Light


Significance in the Environment:

Characteristic Features:

Associated Particles:


Uphof, J.C. Th., Karl Hummel, and Karin Staesche, PLANT HAIRS, Gebruder Borntraeger, Berlin, 1962.