Commons category. Furcraea andina. 0 references. GRIN URL · https://npgsweb. ?id= 1 reference. stated in. Furcraea andina Trel. is an accepted name. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Furcraea (family Asparagaceae). The record derives from. Species studied: Agave americana, Furcraea andina Agave americana y Furcraea andina son especies silvestres y cultivadas que coexisten.
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The fique plant is often confused with the agave plant. Fique crops bring nitrogen to the soil, furcraaea its fertility.
The furcraew is only as accurate fugcraea the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. The fique can be obtained from several species of Furcraeasuch as F. This page was last edited on 3 Januaryat Fique is a natural fibre that grows in the leaves of the fique plant, Furcraea andinaa xerophytic monocot native to Andean furcfaea of ColombiaEcuadorand Peru. The pre-Columbian inhabitants extracted and used the fique fibs for several centuries before the arrival of Spanish conquerors to make garments, ropes, hammocks and many other applications.
It was reviewed on 2 August by FlickreviewR and was confirmed to be licensed under the terms of the cc-by Depending of the process of the fiber and the species used, many varieties of fique fibers can be obtained.
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Dick Culbert from Gibsons, B. Description Furcraea andina The differences are that the agave leaves are stiff, with a strong spine at the tip, while the Fique plant leaves are droopy and lack a spine.
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From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. In the Colombian government reported a yearly production of three million kilograms of fibres, the exportation to Venezuela of two million, the fabrication of five millions pairs of alpargatas and four million metres of rope. In context at www. In the 18th century, in DaguaValle del CaucaColombia, the priest Feliciano Villalobos started the first rope and wrapping materials manufacturing industry; his products were made of fique.
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Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata Commons category link is on Wikidata using P In the 17th century, Dutch colonists carried the plant from their Brazilian adina in Pernambuco to the island of Mauritius. This image was originally posted to Flickr by Dick Culbert at https: From there its range was extended to Venezuela and the east coast of Brazil. The plant is very adaptable to different ecological conditions.
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