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Definition of the noun agave sisalana
What does agave sisalana mean as a name of something?
- Mexican or West Indian plant with large fleshy leaves yielding a stiff fiber used in e.g. rope
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Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi
Perrine; Agave sisalana Perrine ex Engelm.; Agave sisalana f. armata (Trel.) Trel. ; Agave sisalana var. armata Trel.) Mexico. Perennial, short stem or stemless, thick fleshy thorny leaves in rosette, inflorescence in panicle See Species ...
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 ...
by G. Rehm
maguey cenisio, maguey cenizo Agave sisalana Perrine sisal agave, green agave sisal Sisalagave sisal sisal ...
mapisaga Nicotiana rustica Nicotiana fabacum Gossypium hirsutum Agave fourcroydes Agave atrovirens Agave tequilana Agave sisalana Bixa orellana Indigofera suffruticosa Protium copal and Cochineal Insects Jatropha curcas | Nopalea ...
by Jeffrey B. Harborne, Herbert Baxter
Agave lurida Sisal, 750 Agave sisalana Sisal, 750 Ageratum conyzoides Floss flower, 603 Ageratum.
Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch
great quantities of fibers obtained from the leaves of the sisal agave (Agave sisalana) are used to produce a variety of fiber products. This species can also be used to produce inebriating beverages. (Plantation at San ...
FIVE-VOLUME SET by Paul Robbins
Agave sisalana) similar to that used to produce tequila, to the United States where it was used to bind wheat. Successive years of bumper wheat crops and a free trade zone in New Orleans made sisal production so profitable that by the 1920s ...
by F. J. Monkhouse
sisal (Agave sisalana), originating in Yucatan (Mexico) and introduced into Kenya and Tanganyika; and (b) henequen (Agave fourcroydes), which is closely related, and also grows in Yucatan. The plant forms a clump of sharp ...
by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi
sisal the dried leaf-fibre from one of a number of Central American plants, especially Agave sisalana; used for making ropes and matting. sisal matting a natural floor covering woven from sisal fibres. sistrum ornament ...
Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller
Agave Sisalana Sunn. Crotalaria juncea Water. Eupatorium cannabinum, Acnida cannabina, and Bidens tripartita Willow. Acnida cannabina Hemp-Agrimony. Eupatorium cannabinum Aromatic. Eupatorium aromaticum Nettle-leaved.
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