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  • Bast fibre and raffia fibre are to be preferred for light subjects of this character, as they can be split to any degree of fineness.
  • For bark), called bast, and the wood.
  • Tubes formed by the elongation of single cells are found in bast fibres, tracheides, and especially in laticiferous cells.
  • Companion cells are not found in the Pteridophyta and Gymnosperms. In the latter their place is taken by certain cells of the medullary rays and bast parenchyma.
  • [the city] Bast" (B;s-t), a city better known by its later name, P-ubasti, "place of Ubasti"; thus the goddess derived her name Ubasti from her city (Bast), and in turn the city derived its name P-ubasti from that of the goddess; the Greeks, confusing the name of the city with that of the goddess, called the latter Bubastis, and the former also Bubastis (later Bubastos).