Definition of Queensland grass-cloth plant
1. Noun. Australian plant of genus Pipturus whose fiber is used in making cloth.
Group relationships: Genus Pipturus, Pipturus
Generic synonyms: Ligneous Plant, Woody Plant
Lexicographical Neighbors of Queensland Grass-cloth Plant
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 ..."