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Fibers from a genus of medium to large deciduous trees known as baobabs native to Madagascar, mainland Africa, SW Asia and Australia. Fibers are obtained primarily from the roots, but sometin=mes from the flowers and fruits.
Resources and Citations
- Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, Phyllis G.Tortora, Robert S. Merkel (eds.), Fairchild Publications, New York City, 7th edition, 1996