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A plant of the nettle family native to tropical
Asia, but cultivated in other suffciently warm regions. The botanical name
is Bohemeria nivea (especially important is variety Tenacissima).
The bast fiber from the decorticated material is commercially known as China
Grass and is used as a textile fiber. It is a potential source of papermaking
Nebfacts - Ramie:
General information on ramie, published by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
article on the history, properties and applications of ramie fiber. Author:
Rose Marie Tondl.
Factsheet: General information on ramie plus care recommendation for
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