Scanning electron microscope image of cross-section through a Solenostemon scutellarioidesi (coleus) stem. The image shows trichomes (hair-like projections) on the surface of the epidermis. This image is part of a group on botanical stems (CIL:40378-40395).
Biological Process: Epidermis morphogenesis
Image collected on a Zeiss DSM 962 SEM. Complete specimen preparation protocol available at:
Author: Louisa Howard
Source: The Cell: An Image Library