Berbeque Santo

See Helisteres.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • Helisteres — A tree that is found in many countries of South America and from which a tough bast fibre is obtained. The natives make cordage from it. Various names are given to the fibre, as follows: Panama: Quacimillo, Majoquillo, Torcidillo, Berbeque santo… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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