The silk cotton or kapok (bombax) is also to be met with in every village.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden
The Kapok plant furnishes most of the commercial silk cotton on the market.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
This defect limits the use of other "flosses" or seed hairs in competition with Kapok.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 3" by Various
The cotton or kapok was used directly, but the burlap was shredded into a fine mass of fluffy fibers.
"Comparative Ecology of Pinyon Mice and Deer Mice in Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado" by Charles L. Douglas
To the police a search of Kapok's room in Bellville revealed nothing more incriminating than a mass of Anarchist literature.
"The Gay Triangle" by William Le Queux