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LM of the leaf of the sensitive plant

Light micrograph of the surface of a leaf of the sensitive plant, Mimosa pudica, showing the interlocking, jigsaw-like network of epidermal cells. The tiny, leaf-shaped structures visible on the leaf surface are stomata (pores), which provide the plant with a means of gaseous exchange between the atmosphere & the internal tissues. The pores are held open during the day & are closed at night to conserve water. M. pudica is known as the sensitive plant because it reacts to being touched; the leaves fold together rapidly and the leaf stalks droop. The plant quickly recovers its former shape if left undisturbed. Magnification: x400 at 35mm size

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Guard Cell Plants Stomata Light Micrograph Sensitive Plant


12"x10" Modern Frame

Bring the wonders of nature into your home or office with Media Storehouse's Framed Prints. This stunning image captures the intricate beauty of the Mimosa pudica leaf, also known as the sensitive plant. Each framed print showcases a light micrograph of the leaf's surface, revealing an interlocking network of epidermal cells that resembles a jigsaw puzzle. A must-have for science enthusiasts and nature lovers alike, this framed print adds an element of sophistication and curiosity to any space.

10x8 Print in an MDF Wooden Frame with 180 gsm Satin Finish Paper. Glazed using shatter proof thin plexi glass. Frame thickness is 1 inch and depth 0.75 inch. Fluted cardboard backing held with clips. Supplied ready to hang with sawtooth hanger and rubber bumpers. Spot clean with a damp cloth. Packaged foam wrapped in a card.

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Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 24.4cm x 24.4cm (9.6" x 9.6")

Estimated Product Size is 30.5cm x 25.4cm (12" x 10")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


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This print showcases the intricate beauty of a leaf from the sensitive plant, scientifically known as Mimosa pudica. Through this light micrograph, we are granted a glimpse into the surface of the leaf, revealing an interlocking network of epidermal cells resembling a jigsaw puzzle. The leaf-shaped structures scattered across the surface are stomata, which serve as vital pores for gaseous exchange between the atmosphere and internal tissues of the plant. Fascinatingly, these pores exhibit dynamic behavior by remaining open during daylight hours and closing at night to conserve precious water resources. Mimosa pudica earned its moniker as the sensitive plant due to its extraordinary response to touch. When disturbed or touched, its leaves swiftly fold together while their stalks droop in reaction. However, if left undisturbed, this remarkable plant quickly regains its original form. At a magnification level of x400 on a 35mm size scale, this image offers us an up-close encounter with nature's marvels. It reminds us that even within seemingly ordinary elements like leaves lie hidden wonders waiting to be discovered and appreciated. This stunning visual representation is brought to you by Science Photo Library—a testament to their dedication in capturing and sharing awe-inspiring moments from our natural world without any commercial intentions.

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