Definition of Chinese silk plant

1. Noun. Tall perennial herb of tropical Asia with dark green leaves; cultivated for the fiber from its woody stems that resembles flax.

Exact synonyms: Boehmeria Nivea, China Grass, Ramee, Ramie
Group relationships: Boehmeria, Genus Boehmeria
Generic synonyms: Bog Hemp, False Nettle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chinese Silk Plant

Chinese parsley
Chinese pea tree
Chinese pheasant
Chinese pheasants
Chinese primrose
Chinese privet
Chinese puzzle
Chinese puzzles
Chinese ragwort
Chinese red
Chinese reds
Chinese restaurant syndrome
Chinese rhubarb
Chinese scholar tree
Chinese scholartree
Chinese silk plant
Chinese silver
Chinese snooker
Chinese squeeze
Chinese squeezes
Chinese truffle
Chinese truffles
Chinese unicorn
Chinese unicorns
Chinese water chestnut
Chinese wax
Chinese whispers
Chinese white cabbage
Chinese white pear
Chinese white pears

Literary usage of Chinese silk plant

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1. Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute, Or Philosophical by Victoria Institute (Great Britain) (1889)
"Figs, sycamores, mulberries, hemp, and the ramie (Chinese silk) plant all flourish. The plane tree, the walnut, the edible pine, and a considerable variety ..."

2. A History of the Preparation of the World for Christ by David Riddle Breed (1891)
"“Figs, sycamores, mulberries, hemp and the ramie (Chinese silk ) plant, all flourish. “The plane tree, the walnut, the edible pine and a considerable ..."

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