Cuticle Layer of a Plant

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The cuticle layer of a leaf is the waxy, waterproof covering over the leaf.  In the picture, it is the shiny surface of the leaf.  The main purpose of the cuticle is to retain water.  The cuticle also functions as a protective covering

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