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Definition of the noun agave cantala
What does agave cantala mean as a name of something?
- Philippine plant yielding a hard fibre used in making coarse twine
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonyms of Agave cantala: cantala / maguey
- more generic terms: agave / American aloe / century plant = tropical American plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and flowers in tall spikes
- member of: genus Agave = type genus of the Agavaceae
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by G. Rehm
Agave cantala (Haw.) Roxb. . A. candelabrum Tod. cantala, Bombay hemp Bombayhanf, Manilahanf maguey cantala, maguey de Manila Agave complicata Trel. maguey verde Agave crassispina Trel. maguey Cimarron, maguey manso ...
— AGAVE CANTALA, Roxb. This may prove but a variety of A. americana.
by Herman F. Mark
Cantala, Manila Maguey Agave cantala is a member of the agave family ( Agavaceae) that includes sisal. The plant grows in a moist, humid soil. The fiber is extracted in Indonesia mechanically by a decorticator (raspador) and in the ...
by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta
Cantala Agave cantala Roxb. Family Agavaceae.
by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji
Agave Cantala, Roxb. This may prove but a variety of A. americana. Vera. — Khetki, hithi chingdr, OutiH ; Kathalai, Tam. ; Pethu-kalabantha erikatali (Bellary), Tel. ; Kantula, Sans. Habitat.— Commoner in upper than in lower India, specially in ...
by Viktorija Briggs
Latin: Agave Cantala Other Names: Agave Attributes: ...
by Urs Eggli, Leonard E. Newton
(Agave cantala war.) aculeatangulus Lat. 'aculeatus', prickly, pointed; and Lat. ' angulus', angle; for the small prickles on the stem angles. (Cissus quadrangularis var.) aculeatus Lat., prickly, pointed; (1) for the spiny stems. (Euphorbia ...
by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson
A hard leaf fiber obtained from the cantala plant, Agave cantala, cultivated in the Philippines and Indonesia. The fibers are yellowish-white to ...
by Robert Hendrickson
maguey A rope made from fiber of the maguey plant ( Agave cantala). Mahonia The evergreen shrub with small, blue, edible berries also known as the Oregon grape; from its genus designation Mahonia, named after ...
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
General Other Common Name Names Botanical Name Principal Sources Abaca Manila, abaca Musa textilis Borneo, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Panama, Philippines Cantala Java cantala, Agave cantala Indonesia, ...
The Chambers Dictionary (1998)
cantala kan'tah, n a coarse fibre used in making strong thread or twine, obtained from a tropical American plant (Agave cantala}. ( Origin unknown] cantaloup* or cantaloup karit3-l6Zp, n a small musk melon with ...
by Helaine Selin
maguey (Agave cantala) and chili pepper ( Capsicum frutescens) immediately come to mind. All of these are inherited from ...
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