Definition of Queensland grass-cloth plant

1. Noun. Australian plant of genus Pipturus whose fiber is used in making cloth.

Exact synonyms: Pipturus Argenteus
Group relationships: Genus Pipturus, Pipturus
Generic synonyms: Ligneous Plant, Woody Plant

Lexicographical Neighbors of Queensland Grass-cloth Plant

Queen Anne's lace
Queen Charlotte Islands
Queen Charlotte Sound
Queen City
Queen Maud Land
Queen Victoria
Queen of England
Queen of Hearts
Queen of Sheba
Queensberry rules
Queensboro Bridge
Queensland bottletree
Queensland hemp
Queensland nut
Queensland nuts
Queer Street
Quellung reaction
Quentin Jerome Tarantino
Quentin Tarantino
Quenu's haemorrhoidal plexus
Quenu-Muret sign

Literary usage of Queensland grass-cloth plant

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1890)
"... popularly called China-grass, but the plant is really a nettle.—To the nettle order also belongs the so-called Queensland Grass-cloth plant (Pip- ..."

2. Official Catalogue of Exhibits, Essays, Etc. by Philadelphia exhibition, Commission, Victoria (1876)
"Judging from the growth of the Hibiscus heterophyllus, Sida retusa (Queensland hemp), Pipturus propinquus, or queensland grass-cloth plant, ..."

3. Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits by Alfred Cort Haddon, William Halse Rivers Rivers, Charles Gabriel Seligman, Charles Samuel Myers, William McDougall, Sidney Herbert Ray, Anthony Wilkin (1912)
"This is the queensland grass-cloth plant or native mulberry of Australia; Maiden states that the tree is not endemic in Australia and that it " affords a ..."

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