Image of the Day: Shrubby Starbursts

The star-shape tips on the leaf hairs of the “Pride of Rochester” shrub (Deutzia scabra), shown here with polarized light filtered through selenite, give its leaves a fine sandpaper-like texture.

The Scientist Staff
Sep 8, 2015

VIZZIES VISUALIZATION CHALLENGE, STEPHEN FRANCIS LOWRY

Interested in reading more?

Image of the Day: Shrubby Starbursts

The Scientist ARCHIVES

Become a Member of

Receive full access to more than 35 years of archives, as well as TS Digest, digital editions of The Scientist, feature stories, and much more!
Already a member?