Write about a project of fibre to fabrics with 10 examples of plants and their parts used as fibres

Plant fiber is available in nature and extracted from plants. It contains cellulose, thus they are cellulosic fiber.

Examples: Cotton, linen, jute, hemp, etc.

Following are the examples of Natural Plant Fibres:

Plant parts Name of the product (Scientific name of the plant)
Bast Fibres
  • flax (Linum usitatissimum)
  • hemp (Cannabis sativa)
  • Indian hemp (Apocynum cannabinum)
  • jute (Corchorus species)
  • tossa jute (C. olitorius)
  • white jute (C. capsularis)
Leaf Fibres
  • Mauritius hemp (Furcraea foetida)
  • phormium (Phormium tenax)
  • sisal (Agave sisalana)

Seed-Hair And Other Fibres
  • bagasse (Saccharum officinarum)
  • bamboo (various species)
  • bombax cotton (Bombax species)
  • coir (Cocos nucifera)
  • cotton (Gossypium species)
  • floss-silk tree (Ceiba speciosa)
  • kapok (Ceiba pentandra)
  • milkweed floss (Asclepias syriaca and A. incarnata)


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Updated on: 30-Mar-2023


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