Caption: Stomate (stoma) on the underside of a broad bean leaf (Vicia faba, Pea Family). Stomata (plural of stoma) are tiny openings in the epidermis of a plant that are surrounded by pairs of crescent-shaped cells, called guard cells, that facilitate gas exchange.
Magnification*: x465
Type: SEM
Copyright 1995 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Keywords: 92462B,plants,broad bean,leaf,Family Pea,plant,stomate,Vicia faba,plant cell,plant cells,SEM,gas exchange,guard cell,guard cells,stoma,stomata