Falling into the Water

The Beauty of plants

Falling into the Water by Xin Zhong

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Photographer: Xin Zhong (see profile)
Competition: Competition 15

Category: The Beauty of Plants

Location: Chenshan Botanical Garden, Shanghai, China


The seeds of Corydalis heterocarpa have an outer layer (elaiosome), which the ants that carry them are attracted to. Under the microscope, the seeds appear to be surrounded by solidified waves.


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