ramen and pickles

science, technology, and medicine served up with some tasty noodles

The most important tree in pathology

Logwood  –  Haematoxylum campechianum


http://waynesword.palomar.edu/ecoph4.htm
 
 The story of the tree whose coloring properties spawned Brazil (actually, it even named Brazil) and Belize, and is now used as one of the most important dyes in microscopy and histology.  The most important tree in pathology.

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