We took some SEM images on Sphagnum magellanicum. This is an image showing the ventral side of a branch leaf.

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The ventral side of a branch leaf at 700x magnification.

The next picture is also showing the ventral side of the branch leaf. Observe all these pores!

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The ventral side of a branch leaf at 400x magnification.

This last image depicts the back and front side of a branch leaf still attached to the branch! We can observe the differences in structure in both sides of the leaf.

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The ventral and dorsal side of a branch leaf at 150x magnification.

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