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Basketry: material

The most important materials for basketry are palm leaf and grass. Culms of reeds are used for the production of mattings, stools, table and screens.

palm trees reeds sedges rushes
date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) ordinary reed (Phragmites communis) culms and leaves were used Cyperus papyrus - mainly the culm is used Juncus rigidus
dom palm (Hyphaene thebaica) Arunda donax Cyperus alopecuroides Juncus acutus
  Saccharum spontaneum Cyperus articulatus  
    Cyperus conglomeratus  
    Cyperus schimperianus  

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