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Agave sisalana

Definition of the noun agave sisalana

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  1. Mexican or West Indian plant with large fleshy leaves yielding a stiff fiber used in e.g. rope
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonym of Agave sisalana: sisal
    • 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

Phrases with Agave sisalana

  1. Agave Sisalana Armata
  2. Form Agave Sisalana Armata
  3. Variety Agave Sisalana Armata

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Agave sisalana

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Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

maguey cenisio, maguey cenizo Agave sisalana Perrine sisal agave, green agave sisal Sisalagave sisal sisal ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

Agave sisalana Perrine ( henequen, ...

Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles (2013)

by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson

Agave rigida See agave sisalana. Agave sisalana The botanical name of sisal, formerly known as Agave rigida. agbonrin ilassa See bolo-bolo. ageing 1. A steaming process used to accelerate development of color and design on cloth during ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1893)

by Sir George Watt

Agave sisalana— it may be said that experiments in the cultivation of this valuable fibre plant were begun in India in 1890, when a case of living plants, from the Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, was forwarded to the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: pt. 1. Pachyrhizus to Rye. pt. 2. Sabadilla to Silica. pt. 3. Silk to Tea. pt. 4. Tectona to Zygophillum (1893)

by Sir George Watt

Agave sisalana— it may be said that experiments ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Applied Chemistry (1906)

by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe

Agave Sisalana. series of operations separates the bases from the Sunn hemp is . . . Crotalaria jmwea. distillate. Christison distils in a similar way an Virginian or Water hempis Acnida cannabina. alcoholic extract. Wertheim extracts with water ...



Agave sisalana ( Sisal hemp). — The fibre of Uii» species, which grows in \ ucatan, Mexico, and FIBRO-VASCULAR BUNDLE FICHTE 607 Central America, is especially valuable for.

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