Agave sisalana


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Noun1.Agave sisalana - Mexican or West Indian plant with large fleshy leaves yielding a stiff fiber used in e.g. ropeAgave sisalana - Mexican or West Indian plant with large fleshy leaves yielding a stiff fiber used in e.g. rope
agave, American aloe, century plant - tropical American plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and flowers in tall spikes; some cultivated for ornament or for fiber
genus Agave - type genus of the Agavaceae; in some classifications considered a genus of Amaryllidaceae
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Making their mark, amongst others, are aloe vera, agave sisalana, weeping fig, black pepper, bird of paradise, rubber plant and banana tree.
Aged Agave is produced with fibers of the Agave Sisalana cactus plant, giving the paper a distinctive look.
Besides, Agave sisalana has also been widely cultivated as a cash crop for fiber production in tropical regions [6].
Un nuevo taxon aloctono potencialmente invasor para la flora iberica, Agave sisalana var.
Agave sisalana Perrine (Agavaceae), popularly known as sisal in is a monocotyledonous plant from Mexico.
Sisal is manufactured from the Agave Sisalana plant, a spiky bush that grows in South America and East Africa.