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Agave Species

Definition of the noun Agave Species

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Agave species is the vernacular name of the Agave, a genus of Asparagaceae.

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Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Several Agave species provide fibres (e.g. sisal hemp and istle fibre). There are about 300 species, found in subtropical and tropical parts of arid America.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Mind Enhancing Foods, Drugs and Nutritional Substances, 2d ed. (2015)

by David W. Group

Mescal Plant Even afraction ofa beanmore couldresult AKA: Agave species; century plant; chupalla; henequen; maguey; mezcal plant; meskalpflanze ...

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

by Herman F. Mark

lstle Istle is the general name for several agave species and related plants producing short, coarse, hard fibers. The commercial name is tampico. The plants from which the fibers are harvested include tula istle (Agave lophantha), jaumave istle (Agave funkiana), and palma istle (Samuela carnerosana). The fibers are recovered by hand scraping and drying; the palma istle is gummy and requires ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Water Science (Print) (2003)

by Bobby A. Stewart, Terry Howell

is the best known CAM plant, but Agave species are used for leaf fibre and prickly pear cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica |L.] P. Mill) and other Opuntia species are important as feed material for cattle and other uses. Photosynthetic plants are found in habitats ranging from aquatic to xerophytic environments. Responses to increasing atmospheric C02 can vary among these habitats, so the focus of this discussion will be on mesophytic terrestrial green plants where rising atmospheric C02 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures (2008)

by Helaine Selin

Metl The name metl or maguey was used for several Agave species. The metl was in more than ...

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