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medical illustration of The carob tree is a timber native to the Mediterranean region and the Near East. Here the surface of the leaf with a hair and pores (stomata) is shown. The hard wood is processed for parquet, fences and the like. The fruits serve as food. Dried and grounded carob powder originates from it, which can be used like cocoa.
Locust bean gum is extracted from the seeds, which is used as a thickening agent (E 410).
Scanning electron microscope, magnification 1600:1
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Scanning-electron microscope, magnification  62:1

Groundcherry, Flower cup

The carob tree is a timber native to the Mediterranean region and the Near East. Here the surface of the leaf with a hair and pores (stomata) is shown. The hard wood is processed for parquet, fences and the like. The fruits serve as food. Dried and grounded carob powder originates from it, which can be used like cocoa. Locust bean gum is extracted from the seeds, which is used as a thickening agent (E 410). Scanning electron microscope, magnification 1600:1

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