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Definition of the noun african hemp

What does african hemp mean as a name of something?


  1. bowstring hemp of South Africa
  2. large shrub of South Africa having many conspicuously hairy branches with large hairy leaves and clusters of conspicuous white flowers

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Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles (2013)

by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson

african hemp See african bowstring hemp. african maguey See zapupe. african mallow Hibiscus furcatus, native to Africa, Asia, and Australia. Fibers are ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

trifasciata Prain English: mother-in-law's tongue, snake plant, bowstring hemp, African bowstring hemp, African hemp Congo: ilanga China: hu wei lan S. zeylanica (L.) Willd. English: bowstring hemp, Ceylon bowstring ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

African hartebeest tora African hemp ife, sisal African hornbill tock African hunting expedition safari African javelin assegai African knife ...

Google previewThe Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs (2014)

by Jim Gardiner

Zone 6 Sparmannia africana > The African hemp is a vigorous, deciduous shrub that produces large hairy spart'umlunceum ' __ _ leaves and white cup-shaped flowers The SPQTIISh broom is an upright Sorbus poterllfOIId V _ With yellow ...

Google previewPocket Dictionary of Dry-goods, Etc (1896)

by George W. Bible, Daniel P.. Bible

AFRICAN HEMP: The hemp plant indigenous to Africa; also the fiber of the ...

Google previewAmerican Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers (2011)

by Christopher Brickell

African hemp. See Sparrmannia africana. African lily. See Agapanth us african us . African marigold. See Ta getes erecta. African red alder. See Cunonia capensis.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

African hemp. (b) Same as South African *hemp. See £h ' (a) The common hemp as produced in America. (b) The Indian hemp, Apocynum , chiefly A. cannabinum. (c) Same as American jute (which see, under£5.

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1914)

with a new atlas of the world : a work of general reference in all departments of knowledge

African hemp. (b) Same as South African *hemp. See £, (a) The common hemp as produced in America. (b) The Indian hemp, Apocynum, chiefly A. cannabinum, (c) Same as American jute (which see, under jute2).-Blackfellow's hemp, in ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

-— South African hemp ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: New volumes (1910)

African hemp. (b) same as South African *hemp. See Sparmannia.-American ho ( a) The common hemp as produced in America. (b) The Indian hemp, Apocynum, chiefly A. cannabinum. (c) Same as American jute (which see, under jute 2).

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, & C (1857)

by John Marius Wilson

The African hemp grows wild over many parts of Senegambia; and was spe_ cially introduced to the notice of the Highland Society, about 16 years ago, by Mr. Hunter, the Colonial Secretary to the settlements on the Gambia; and is said, in a ...

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