Ramie fibers: Textile Industry fiber Directory
fibers  Manufacturer  fiber Definitions  Bast Fiber

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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 fibers.

fashion directory  Nebfacts - Ramie: General information on ramie, published by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

fashion directory  Ramie: short article on the history, properties and applications of ramie fiber. Author: Rose Marie Tondl.

fashion directory  Ramie Factsheet: General information on ramie plus care recommendation for ramie products

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