London, United Kingdom
Soft Rush Stem, Light Micrograph
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Soft rush stem. Fluorescent light micrograph of a cross section through pith from a soft rush (Juncus effusus) stem. This star-shaped aerenchyma tissue allows gaseous exchange within the plant as well as providing buoyancy. Magnification x175 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
May 1st, 2013
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