Fig. 2.—Longitudinal-tangential section of inner bark of Prunus demissa.
Fig. 2, longitudinal section of the same, made in a tangential direction well toward the outer layer of the bast;
a, bast fibres;
d, medullary ray near its outer extremity;
c, fissure, with loosely arranged and much contorted bast fibres.
Magnification, 100 diameters.