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ABACA

ABACA

ABACA The sclerenchyma bundles from the sheathing leaf bases of Musa textilis, a plant closely resembling the edible banana plant. These bundles are stripped by hand, after which they are cleaned by drawing over a rough knife. The fibre bundles are now whitish and...
Hard Fibres

Hard Fibres

Hard fibres Hard fibre is a term used to describe a group of fibres made from leaf and fruit monocotyledonous plants (vegetable fibres) obtained from the supporting tissue of large leaves from tropical, sub-tropical plants. The hard fibres are coarser, stiffer and...