All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

The individual cells of the Wandering Jew leaf become much more obvious at 100X magnification. The <em>stomata</em> are easy to see scattered among the cells on the leaf's underside. <em>Stoma</em> means "mouth" in Latin. These openings allow the trans...
The individual cells of the Wandering Jew leaf become much more obvious at 100X magnification. The stomata are easy to see scattered among the cells on the leaf's underside. Stoma means "mouth" in Latin. These openings allow the transfer of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the leaf and oxygen (O2) out of the leaf.

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