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Algae on Monterey cypress trees

A microscopic algae (Trentepohlia aurea v. polycarpa) growing on Monterey cypress trees in Point Lobos State Reserve, California. The orange color comes from one of the pigments, beta carotene

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Keywords:Monterey, Point
Author Name:Jane Thomas
Author Company:IAN, UMCES
Date Created:07/29/2006
Media Type:Photo
Dimensions:2448 x 3264 pixels
File Size:7.19 MB