Pipturus


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Noun1.Pipturus - an Australian genus of woody plants of the family Urticaceae
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Urticaceae, nettle family, Urticaceae - a family of plants of order Urticales including many nettles with stinging hairs
Pipturus argenteus, Queensland grass-cloth plant - Australian plant of genus Pipturus whose fiber is used in making cloth
Pipturus albidus - Hawaiian tree of genus Pipturus having a bark (tapa) from which tapa cloth is made
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The mamaki shrub (Pipturus albidus) was also necessary for canoe-making, with the inner part of its bark providing long, strong fibres used for rope and cordage.
Urticaceae Pipturus Luo wei mu Handalamay leaves arborescens (Link) C.B.