Boehmeria nivea

Definitions of Boehmeria nivea
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n tall perennial herb of tropical Asia with dark green leaves; cultivated for the fiber from its woody stems that resembles flax

Synonyms:
China grass, Chinese silk plant, ramee, ramie
Type of:
bog hemp, false nettle
any of several flowering weeds of the genus Boehmeria lacking stinging hairs

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