Agave cantala

noun
Philippine plant yielding a hard fibre used in making coarse twine
Syn: ↑maguey, ↑cantala
Hypernyms: ↑agave, ↑century plant, ↑American aloe
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Agave

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  • Agave cantala — Systematik …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Agave cantala — Maguey Mag uey, n. [Sp. maguey, Mexican maguei and metl.] (Bot.) Any of several species of {Agave}, such as the {century plant} ({Agave Americana}), a plant requiring many years to come to maturity and blossoming only once before dying; and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Agave cantala — ID 1802 Symbol Key AGCA9 Common Name cantala Family Agavaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • AGAVE CANTALA ROXB. - АГАВА КАНТАЛА, МАГЕЙ — см. 197. Многолетнее растение. A. cantala Roxb. А. кантала, Магей Hort. Beng. (1814) 125. Ергольская, Ишков (1928) 191. Burkill (1935) 68. Wealth of India, Industr. prod. (1951) 197. S у n. A. cantula Roxb.; A. laxa Karw.; Fourcroya cantala Voigt …   Справочник растений

  • Agave cantala Roxb. — Symbol AGCA9 Common Name cantala Botanical Family Agavaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Agave — deserti im Palm Canyon im Süden von Palm Springs (Kalifornien) Systematik …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Agave —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Agave (mythologie grecque).  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cantala — [kan′tə lə, kan tä′lə] n. [< ?] a hard fiber derived from the leaves of an agave (Agave cantala): used in making twine …   English World dictionary

  • Cantala — A hard fibre, finer, softer and weaker than sisal, yellow white to brown white, 20 in. to 40 in. long, obtained from the cantala plant (Agave cantala) in the Philippine Islands, Java, Sumatra and India, and used for coarse twine. Also called… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • cantala — noun 1. hard fiber used in making coarse twine; from Philippine agave plants • Syn: ↑Cebu maguey, ↑manila maguey • Hypernyms: ↑fiber, ↑fibre 2. Philippine plant yielding a hard fibre used in making coarse twine • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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