Garlic skin and Xylem helical tracheae

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Garlic skin and Xylem helical tracheae

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20140111-DSLR_IMG_0001-Edit.jpg by pwnell, on Flickr
Garlic skin - Calcium Oxalate, 10x, POL+QWP+LP, HF B

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20140111-DSLR_IMG_0035-Edit.jpg by pwnell, on Flickr
Garlic skin - Calcium Oxalate, 40x/0.6, POL+QWP+LP, HF B

No, this is not monochrome. Straight out of camera.
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20140111-DSLR_IMG_0060-Edit.jpg by pwnell, on Flickr
Garlic skin - Calcium Oxalate, 40x/0.6, POL+LP, HF B

This is where I cut the leaf. What is this helical structure called?
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20140111-DSLR_IMG_0137-Edit.jpg by pwnell, on Flickr
Garlic skin - Xylem helical tracheae, 40x/0.6, POL+LP+QWP, HF B

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20140111-DSLR_IMG_0240-Edit.jpg by pwnell, on Flickr
Garlic skin - Xylem helical tracheae, 40x/0.6, POL+LP+QWP, HF B+C
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Pau
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Re: Garlic skin

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pwnell wrote: What is this helical structure called?
Xylem helical tracheae (vessels)
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Thank you Pau.

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Beautiful, I like the pastel colors.

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Very nice images !

The last one reminds me some painting. I like taking photographs of the plant vessels, both in transversal and longitudinal sections. Some of them very often look extremaly interesting.

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Very nice

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Reralmente beauty
And interesting work

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