Definition of Paper plant
1. Noun. Tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served many purposes in historic times.
Generic synonyms: Sedge
Group relationships: Cyperus, Genus Cyperus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paper Plant
Literary usage of Paper plant
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1. Himalayan Journals, Or, Notes of a Naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1854)
"... fodder for cattle—Rice-paper plant—Geology of Yoksun—-Lake— Old temples—Funereal ... paper plant ..."
2. The Fibrous Plants of India Fitted for Cordage, Clothing, and Paper: With an by John Forbes Royle (1855)
"... have only a single floral envelope, we need here only note that the following families belong to this subdivision. NEPAL paper plant, Daphne cannabina ..."
3. The Forest Flora of North-west and Central India: A Handbook of the by John Lindsay Stewart, Dietrich Brandis (1874)
"... Rice-paper plant ; belongs to this order. It is a shrub with large white pith, from whim the rice-paper is cut, and large palmately 5-lobed leaves with ..."
4. A Manual of Indian Timbers: An Account of the Growth, Distribution, and Uses by James Sykes Gamble (1902)
"... Hook, is the Chinese rice-paper plant, and is often seen in gardens in India, especially on the Nilgiris. 2. ..."