ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021

Fibre Crops

Fibre Crops
Fibre Crops
(Pollination Status :C - Cross pollination , OC-Often cross pollination, OS - Often self-pollinated, S-self pollinated , VP - Vegetatively propagated)
Sl. No
Scientific Name
Family
Common English Name
Local Name
Pollination Status
Agave cantalaRoxb 
Agavaceae 
Cantala 
 
Bombax malabaricumDC. 
Bombacaceae 
Silk hemp 
Tera 
Corchorus capsularis
Tiliaceae 
Jute 
Patt, Narcha 
Crotalaria juncea
Papilionaceae 
Sunn or Bombay hemp 
San, Patua 
Gossypium arboreum
Malvaceae 
Asiatic cotton 
Lasing 
OS 
Gossypium barbadense
Malvaceae 
Egyptian or Sea Island cotton 
Lasing 
OS 
Gossypium hirsutum
Malvaceae 
Upland cotton 
Lasing 
OS 
Grossypium herbaceum
Malvaceae 
Broach cotton 
Lasing 
OS 
Hibiscus cannabinus
Malvaceae 
Deccan or Madras hemp 
Shougri 
OC 
10 
Hibiscus sabdariffa
Malvaceae 
Jamaica sorrel or Rozelle 
Shilot shougri 
OS