Sycamore
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Sycamore is a name that has been applied to a variety of different trees. In Britain the term sycamore is applied to Acer pseudoplatinus, but in the USA there are also American, Californian and Arizona sycamores - all different species. An earlier use of the name is found in the bible where it refers to Ficus sycomorus - a type of fig.

Our thin section has been stained to accentuate the internal features of the tree.

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Not known
Ma = Millions of years ago
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