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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