Guanchima

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Description

A long stem, spiny plant from the thistle family. Guanchima bast fibers are used to make paper in Brazil (LaBarre 1969)

Additional Information

E.J.LaBarre, Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Paper and Paper-making, Swets & Zeitlinger, Amsterdam, 1969.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • E.J.LaBarre, Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Paper and Paper-making, Swets & Zeitlinger, Amsterdam, 1969
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998