Economic Botany

, Volume 71, Issue 4, pp 380–386 | Cite as

The Ethnic Textile Use of Natural Fibers from Fireweed (Gerbera delavayi) in Southwest China

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Abstract

Key Words

Gerbera delavayi fiber plant manual textile intangible cultural heritage 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (no 31560086), the China Scholarship Council, and the Social Science Foundation of Kunming University of Science and Technology (no. kkz3201655009). We would like to extend our gratitude to Xingfu Zhang, Yongquan Zi, Chengchuan Ou, and Jie Zhang for assistance with field work, and AJ Harris for her critical reading.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Architecture and City PlanningKunming University of Science and TechnologyKunmingChina
  2. 2.Faculty of Art and CommunicationKunming University of Science and TechnologyKunmingChina
  3. 3.Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural HistorySmithsonian Institution, MRC 166WashingtonUSA

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