Vascular Bundles in Naha-u

22 Dec 2017
Sophie Protheroe

Magnified images of vascular bundles after traditional degumming in ‘Naha-u’, the outer part of the banana plant leaf sheath that is used to make Basho-fu. 

Credit: 
Figure 3D in J. Fiber Sci. Technol. 73(11), p.321.Journal of Fiber Science and Technology, The Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan

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