24071B

24071B
Caption: Leaf glandular trichome (Salvia divinorum). The upper leaf surface contains numerous capitate, multicellular, glandular trichomes (hairs). Salvia divinorum is a perennial herb in the mint family native to certain areas of the Sierra Mazateca region of Oaxaca, Mexico. The plant grows in large groupings to well over 3 feet in height with characteristic hollow square stems and flowers. S. divinorum is one of several hallucinogenic plants employed by the Mazatec Indians.
Magnification*: x440
Type: SEM
Copyright 2004 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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