African bowstring hemp
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Definition of the noun african bowstring hemp
What does african bowstring hemp mean as a name of something?
- bowstring hemp of South Africa
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific name: Sansevieria guineensis
- synonym of African bowstring hemp: African hemp
- more generic terms: bowstring hemp / sansevieria = grown as a houseplant for its mottled fleshy sword-shaped leaves or as a source of fiber
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson
african bowstring hemp A leaf fiber obtained from Sansevieria metalaca that originated in Africa and also is ...
A dictionary of science, literature and art, ed. by W.T. Brande assisted by J. Cauvin. ed. by W.T. Brande and G.W. Cox.3 vols (1867)
ouineensis is the African Bowstring Hemp ; 8. Roxburgh- iana is tho Moorva or Marool of the Indian peninsula. The fibre of tho Moorva is very strong and of fine quality, and is suitable for the manufacture of fine string and cordage.
by William Dwight Whitney
yielding African bowstring hemp. See San- sevieria. konnarite, n. See * connarite. konzi (kon'zi), n. [African.] Lichtenstein's hartbeest, Bubalis lichtensteini , a large African antelope which inhabits the Zambesi region. It has rather small ringed ...
Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox
guuiecitsis is tho African Bowstring Hemp ; 5. Roxburgh- 1 iana is the Moorva or Marool of the Indian peninsula. The fibre of the Moorva is very ] strong and of fine quality, and is suitable j for the manufacture of fine string and cordage.
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