Definition of Pipturus albidus
1. Noun. Hawaiian tree of genus Pipturus having a bark (tapa) from which tapa cloth is made.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pipturus Albidus
Literary usage of Pipturus albidus
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1. All about Hawaii (1911)
"... easily takes first place for the finer grades produced, while the mamaki (Pipturus albidus), followed it a close second. ..."
2. Hawaiian Antiquities (Moolelo Hawaii) by David Malo (1903)
"... (Pipturus albidus) was another of the plants whose bark was made into tapa and used as blankets, malos and pa-us. This was a tree that grew wild in the ..."
3. Reprint of the Original Descriptions of the Genus Achatinella by E. W. Thwing, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum (1907)
"(25 2-5 mill.), breadth 0.57 in. (14 1-2 mill.). Length of aperture 0.52 in. (13 1-5 mill.). Weight 10.00 grains. Station. On the Mamaki (Pipturus albidus). ..."