or espar·to grass
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Alfa, al′fa, n. an African name for esparto grass—also spelt Halfa.
The production of esparto pulp by bacteriological fermentation is an idea of later date.
The conditions for boiling and bleaching esparto are varied by the paper-maker as circumstances require.
The value of Esparto for the manufacture of high-class printing and medium quality writing paper is well known.
There were other articles of plaited esparto grass, such as baskets and sandals.