Common fiber yielding plants of North West Himalayas with special reference to Uttarakhand
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Published by Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh in Dehradun .
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StatementS.T.S. Lepcha, Sanjay Bahti, Anuj Kumar.
The Physical Object
Pagination174 p.
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23198927M
LC Control Number2009341765

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  These plants were identified by the Botanical Survey of India, Dehradun, based on the flora of District Garhwal of North West Himalaya. The plant species with local names and voucher specimen numbers are shown in Table 1. Voucher specimens were stored in the Institute herbarium for future reference. Plant list 3. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. ainiguez Terms in this set (22) Aruncus dioicus Goatsbeard. Common Name: goat's beard Type: Herbaceous perennial Family: Rosaceae Native Range: Temperate northern hemisphere Zone: 4 to 8 Height: to feet Spread: to feet Bloom Time. Fiber crops are field crops grown for their fibers, which are traditionally used to make paper, cloth, or rope.. Fiber crops are characterized by having a large concentration of cellulose, which is what gives them their strength. The fibers may be chemically modified, like in viscose (used to make rayon and cellophane).In recent years, materials scientists have begun exploring further use of.   The Atlas of Florida Plants provides a source of information for the distribution of plants within the state and taxonomic information. The website also provides access to a database and images of herbarium specimens found at the University of South Florida and other herbaria.