Plant Resources of Tropical Africa 16: Fibres

M. Brink (Editor), E.G. Achigan-Dako (Editor)

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This volume deals with the fibres of Tropical Africa. 515 ‘primary use’ fibres are described in 248 review articles. Many of the articles are illustrated with a geographic distribution map and a line drawing of the habit.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen, Netherlands
PublisherPROTA Foundation
Number of pages602
ISBN (Print)9789290814818
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Publication series

NamePlant resources of tropical Africa
PublisherPROTA Foundation/CTA
ISSN (Print)1877-430X


  • fibre plants
  • plant fibres
  • species
  • plant genetic resources
  • phytogeography
  • plant morphology
  • biological nomenclature
  • taxonomy
  • propagation
  • tropical africa

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