Oriental Papermaking Fibres

Fibre Name

 

Common Name Scientific Name Japanese Name Japanese Characters
Bamboo Gramineae Bambusa Arundinacea Take bamboocharact
Blue Sandalwood Ulmus Pteroceltis Tatarinowii Maxim Seitan bluesandalcharact
Cedar, Japanese Taxodiaceae Cryptomeria Japonica Sugi japcedarcharac
Cotton Mavaceae Gossypium hirsutum/barbadense/arboreum Men cottoncharact
Ditch Reed Gramineae Phragmites Communis Yoshi ditchreedcharacC
Eucalyptus Eucalptus Yukari eucalyptuscharact
Flax Linaceae Linum usitatissimum L. Ama flaxcharact
Gampi Thymelaeaceae Wikstremia Canescens Ganpi gampicharact
Hemp Moraceae Cannabis Sativa Asa hempcharact
Kenaf Mavaceae Hibiscus L. Kinafu kenafcharact
Manila Hemp/Abaca Musaceae Musa Textilis Manira Asa manillacharact
Mitsumata Thymelaeaceae Edgeworthia Papyrifera Mitsumata mitsucharact
Paper-mulberry Moraceae Broussonetia Papyferia Kozo papermulbchar
Rice Gramineae Orzya Sativa Kome ricecharact
Sugar Cane/Bagasse Gramineae Saccharum officinarum L. Satoukibi bagassecharact
Tatami Rushes Juncaceae Juncus Effusus Igusa tatamicharact
Wheat Gramineae Triticum Sativum Mugi wheatcharact
Zebra Grass Miscanthus Sinesus Japonicum Kaya zebracharact

 

 

 

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