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Scale-shaped epidermal cells at the edge of a papyrus leaf


1  hair

English name: Papyrus
Scientific name: Cyprus papyrus
Familia: Cyperaceae
Classis: Monocotyledonas
Phylum: Angiospermae
Regnum: Plantae

Hook-shaped trichomes contribute to the defense of the plant against aggressions from other organisms (pathogens).

last modified: 5 Jun 2014