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September 07, 2013

Ginkgo leaf with raindrops

A photo I took of a Ginkgo leaf with raindrops.
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Ginkgo leaves are densely covered by wax crystals.  This water-repellent surface is an effective way to avoid lasting contamination and colonization of possibly harmful micro-organisms.

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