Definition of Agave cantala
1. Noun. Philippine plant yielding a hard fibre used in making coarse twine.
Generic synonyms: Agave, American Aloe, Century Plant
Group relationships: Genus Agave
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Literary usage of Agave cantala
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1. The Fibrous Plants of India Fitted for Cordage, Clothing, and Paper: With an by John Forbes Royle (1855)
"In the year 1852, Sir RC Hamilton, resident at Indore, forwarded some specimens of the fibre of the Agave cantala which grows freely in Malwa, ..."
2. Supplementum Plantarum Succulentarum: Sistens Plantas Novas Vel Nuper by Adrian Hardy Haworth (1819)
"Agave cantala, R. hört, bengalensis, p. 25.— Printed 1814. HABITAT prope Canton? CULT, a semine, in hört. Chels., AD 1818. St. 11. A praecedente vix differt ..."