Definition of Agave cantala

1. Noun. Philippine plant yielding a hard fibre used in making coarse twine.

Exact synonyms: Cantala, Maguey
Generic synonyms: Agave, American Aloe, Century Plant
Group relationships: Genus Agave



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agave Cantala

Agastache foeniculum
Agastache mexicana
Agastache nepetoides
Agastya
Agatha
Agatha Christie
Agathis
Agathis alba
Agathis australis
Agathis dammara
Agathis lanceolata
Agathis robusta
Agavaceae
Agave americana
Agave atrovirens
Agave cantala (current term)
Agave sisalana
Agave tequilana
Agdestis
Agdistis
Age of Enlightenment
Age of Fishes
Age of Mammals
Age of Man
Age of Reason
Age of Reptiles
Agee
Agelaius
Agelaius phoeniceus
Agene

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 ..."

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