Scanning Electron Microscopy of Fresh Leaves of Pinguicula

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Science  09 Jan 1970:
Vol. 167, Issue 3915, pp. 172-174
DOI: 10.1126/science.167.3915.172


Moist surfaces of leaves of Pinguicula grandiflora Lamck. can be observed directly by scanning electron microscopy, without metal coating. Samples dry out rapidly in the instrument, but during the first few minutes images can be obtained which must represent the natural state of the leaf surface.

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