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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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by G. Rehm
maguey cenisio, maguey cenizo Agave sisalana Perrine sisal agave, green agave sisal Sisalagave sisal sisal ...
Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch
Agave sisalana Perrine ( henequen, ...
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 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 ...
A 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 ...
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 ...
by ROBERT CHAMBERS
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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