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Agave fourcroydes

Definition of the noun Agave fourcroydes

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Agave fourcroydes is a species of Agave.

Agave fourcroydes is a species of Agave.

Phrases with Agave fourcroydes

  1. Agave Fourcroydes Espiculata
  2. Variety Agave Fourcroydes Espiculata
  3. species Agave fourcroydes

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Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

(Agave fourcroydes Jacobi, nom. illeg., non Agave fourcroydes Lem.; Agave fourcroydes var. espiculata Dewey; Agave...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

Agave fourcroydes Lem. [syn . Agave ixtlioides Lem.] (henequen agave) Folk Names Agave, centuryplant, chupalla, henequen, maguei, maguey, mescal plant,meskalpflanze, metl, mezcal ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (1994)

by G. Rehm

maguey cimarron, maguey manso 78 Agave fourcroydes Lem. e Yucatan sisal, white henequen f hennequen, sisal blanc g Henequen, weißer Sisal s henequén, sisal blanco 79 Agave funkiana K.Koch & Bouché Syn.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Westen Cultures (1997)

by Helaine Selin

henequen (Agave fourcroydes), maguey (Agave cantata) and chili pepper (Capsicum frutescens) immediately come to mind. All of these are inherited from ...

Google previewDictionary of Daily Life of Indians of the Americas (1981)

frutescens Vanilla planifolia Theobroma Cacao Theobroma angustifolium Theobroma bicolor Agave atrovirens Agave latissima Agave mapisaga Nicotiana rustica Nicotiana fabacum Gossypium hirsutum Agave fourcroydes Agave atrovirens ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geography, Second Edition (2007)

by F. J. Monkhouse

henequen (Agave fourcroydes), which is closely related, and also grows in Yucatan. The plant forms a clump of sharp ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2003)

henequen (Agave fourcroydes), Phormium tenax, some palms (e.g., raffia ( Raphia ruffia), etc). Fibrous tissues may also beobtained from other plant parts such as stalks and roots of grasses (sugar cane(Saccharum officinarum) bagasse , reeds ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

Henequen, Agave fourcroydes Lem. Henicosantnum Becc. Anonaceae (1). 1 Borneo. Henlea Griseb. Malpighiaceae. 1 Cuba. Henleopnytum Karst. {Henlea Griseb.). Malpighiaceae. 1 Cuba. Henna, Lawsonia inermis L. Hennecartia Poisson.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Islands (2009)

by Rosemary G. Gillespie, D. A. Clague

A plant (Agave fourcroydes; Agavaceae), native to the Yucatán, whose leaves produce a fiber used primarily in cordage (ropes, cords, and twine) . Synthetic fibers have now largely replaced its use. 2. The natural fiber derived from ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Mesoamerica (2012)

by Walter Robert Thurmond Witschey, Clifford T. Brown

Agave fourcroydes is a 1.5-meter tall bush of radiating succulent sword-shaped toothed leaves, called bayonets, that produces long fibers usable for rope and twine. Cultivated by the ancient Maya and other Mesoamerican peoples, it also ...

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

by Helaine Selin

henequen (Agave fourcroydes), maguey (Agave cantala), and chili pepper ( Capsicum frutescens) immediately come to mind. All of these are inherited from aboriginal peoples who domesticated them long before the arrival of Europeans.

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

maguey Henequen Mexican, Cuban, Agave fourcroydes Campeche (Mexico), Carrizal, and Cuba, Northern Victoria sisal Mexico, Yucatan Sisalana Sisal Agave sisalana Brazil, East Africa, Haiti, Indonesia, Malagasy Republic, ...

Google previewPolymer Science Dictionary (1996)

by M. Alger

henequen A leaf fibre from the plant Agave fourcroydes, very similar to sisal. It consists of strands about 1 50 cm long and is used, in particular, ...

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

by Herman F. Mark

Henequen Agave fourcroydes grows in Mexico where it was first cultivated by the Mayans in the Yucatan (Yucatan Sisal). The lower bottom leaves, which are up to 2 m long and 10—15 cm wide, are cut, machine-decorticated, and cleaned.

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