Origin of ramie
Examples from the Web for ramie
Rhea which is also known under the name of ramie, is a textile plant which was indigenous to China and India.
Other well-known plants of this class are ramie, aloe, “sunn hemp,” manila.The Manufacture of Paper|Robert Walter Sindall
In southern China there is produced a kind of very fine linen in the form of ramie, known as China-grass.The International Development of China|Sun Yat-sen
He probably confounded the yucca with the ramie plant of the East, of which grass cloth is made.The Beginners of a Nation|Edward Eggleston.
Their ramie fiber top was of a light yellowish color, which looked bright in the moonlight.The Wonder Island Boys: The Tribesmen|Roger Finlay