Contact: Joeri S. Strijk
Caption: This image shows a young and unripe acorn, characteristic with a dense pattern of irregularly placed scales that cover nearly completely. Its surface is opened up here to show the nut.
Credit: S. Sirimongkol and J. S. Strijk
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