Plant Anatomy Charts

These gorgeous 19th century illustrations show the anatomical wonder beneath the cellulosic skin of some the planet’s oldest multicellular creatures: plants. For all the biological detective work we devote to the animal end of the world, it’s important to remember that these guys have ben there silently watching, swaying in the breeze for millions of years, the middlemen in an economy that turns sunlight into meat, the anchor of complex life on Earth.


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