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Agave cantala

Definition of the noun agave cantala

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  1. Philippine plant yielding a hard fibre used in making coarse twine

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Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1889)

AGAVE CANTALA, Roxb. This may prove but a variety of A. americana.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology, Concise (2013)

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 ...

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

Cantala Agave cantala Roxb. Family Agavaceae.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

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 ...

Google previewA Witch's Craft Volume 1: Dictionary for a Witch's Grimoire

by Viktorija Briggs

Latin: Agave Cantala Other Names: Agave Attributes: ...

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of Succulent Plant Names (2013)

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 ...

Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles (2013)

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 ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of American Regionalisms (2000)

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 ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

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, ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Westen Cultures (2013)

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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