Bejuco Fibre

BEJUCO FIBRE
A tough, coarse and dark-coloured fibre obtained from the bark of a variety of " Cissus," a climbing plant in South America, and used by the natives for mats, baskets, cordage, etc.; other names for the fibre are: In Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras it is known as "Comemana"; in Costa Rica, "iasu"; in Mexico, "rejuso loco" and "hierba del buey"; in Potto Rica, "Caro."

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • Caro Fibre — Same as Bejuco Fibre …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Comemano Fibre — Same as Bejuco Fibre …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Iasu Fibre — Same as Bejuco fibre …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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