Abaca

Link to: International Year of Natural Fibres 2009: Abaca Additional Information: Abaca is indigenous to the Philippines Abaca Facts: The fibres are extracted from the leaf sheath around the trunk …

Abaca is indigenous to the Philippines

Abaca fibers were already being woven into breathable fabrics, used in hats and made into sturdy sandals in different parts of the Philippines long before the Spaniards arrived in 1521. Up …