Tag Archive: branch


We took images of the stem leaf and branch leaves (still on the stem) of Sphagnum papillosum.

The following are images of the stem leaf. The first is an image of both sides (dorsal and ventral sides) of the stem leaf.

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Both sides of the stem leaf at 150x magnification.

The following is the dorsal side of the stem leaf, at the lower portion of the leaf.

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The dorsal side of the stem leaf at 500x magnification.

The following is the ventral side of a stem leaf, near the axis of the leaf.

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The ventral side of a stem leaf at 300x magnification.

The following is the branch leaf still attached to the branch.

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The branch leaf at 100x magnification.

The following is an image of the pores of the branch leaf on the ventral side.

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The pores of the branch leaf on the ventral side at 1000x magnification.

We took images on the stem leaves, branch leaves and branch of Sphagnum pacificum.

The following are images of the stem leaves showing the apex of the leaf and the ventral side of the leaf.

The stem leaf at 500x magnification.

The stem leaf with its apex at 500x magnification.

The stem leaf at 100x magnification.

The ventral side of the stem leaf at 100x magnification.

The stem leaf at 500x magnification.

The ventral side of the stem leaf, near the axis, at 500x magnification.

The front side of a stem leaf at 300x magnification.

The ventral side of a stem leaf, showing the apex at 300x magnification.

The stem leaf at 350x magnification.

The stem leaf and its apex at 350x magnification.

The stem leaf at 350x magnification.

The stem leaf and its apex at 350x magnification.

The following is the ventral side of the branch leaf.

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

The following is an image of the branch with leaves.

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A branch with leaves at 70x magnification.

The following images are branch leaves.

The branch leaf at 700x magnification.

The branch leaf at 700x magnification.

The branch leaf at 350x magnification.

The branch leaf at 350x magnification.

The branch leaf at 200x magnification.

The branch leaf at 200x magnification.

We took several images on the stem leaf, branch leaf and branch of Sphagnum capillifolium.

The following few pictures show the ventral side of the stem leaf, at the lower portion of the leaf.

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The ventral side of a stem leaf at the lower portion of the leaf, at 700x magnification.

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The ventral side of a stem leaf at the lower portion of the leaf, at 900x magnification.

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The ventral side of a stem leaf, at the lower potion of the leaf at 600x magnification.

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The ventral side of a stem leaf at 250x magnification.

The front of a stem leaf at 350x magnification.

The ventral side of a stem leaf at 350x magnification.

The following are images of the front of the branch leaf.

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The ventral side of a branch leaf away from the apex, at 700x magnification.

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The ventral side of a branch leaf away from the apex at 500x magnification.

The following is the dorsal side of a branch leaf.

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The dorsal side of a branch leaf at 900x magnification.

The last picture is the branch with leaves.

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The branch with leaves at 70x magnification.

Sphagnum palustre

These next few images show the front side of a branch leaf of Sphagnum palustre. You can observe different views of the pores through the varying magnifications.

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

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The ventral side of a branch leaf at 250x magnification.

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

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.