Origin of ramie
Examples from the Web for ramie
Historical Examples of ramie
Ramie or China grass is a soft, silky, and extremely strong fiber.Textiles
William H. Dooley
There was plenty of the ramie cloth at hand, but it was quite yellow.The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island
Roger Thompson Finlay
The next in importance to linen is ramie or rhea, and China grass.
China grass comes from a different plant but is about the same as ramie.
Ginghams are also woven of silk and cotton mixed or of silk and ramie.