Bast fibre (fiber) or skin fibre is fibre collected from the skin or bast surrounding the stem of a plant. These fibres have higher tensile strength than other kinds, and are therefore used for ropes, yarn, paper, and burlap. Bast fibre"
Coir (from Malayalam kayaru - cord) is a coarse fibre extracted from the fibrous outer shell of a coconut. Coir"
Cotton is a soft fiber that grows around the seeds of the Cotton plant ( Gossypium spp.), a shrub native to the tropical and subtropical regions of both the Old World and the New World. The fibre is most often spun into thread and used to make a soft, breathable textile. Cotton"
:For other meanings of fiber/fibre please see Fiber (disambiguation). Fiber"
Fiber crops are field crops grown for their fibers, which are used to make paper, cloth, or rope. These crops are generally havestable after a single growing season, as opposed to trees which are typically grown for many years before being harvested for wood pulp fiber. In specific circumstances, fiber crops can be superior to wood pulp fiber in terms of technical performance, environmental impact or cost. Fiber crop"
Common flax (also known as linseed) is a member of the Linaceae family, which includes about 150 plant species widely distributed around the world. Some of them are grown in domestic flower beds, as flax is one of the few truly blue flowers. (Most "blue" flowers are really a shade of purple.) Flax"