Gampi

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Gampi or Ganpi[1] are a group of Japanese shrubs, members of the genus Wikstroemia, some of which have been used for making paper since the 8th century.[2] It is used to make the high quality Washi paper, as are Kozo and Mitsumata trees.[3]

Various sources have identified Gampi or Ganpi as:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Taylor, Travis. "Gampi". Oriental papermaking fibres. University of Melbourne, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, The Centre for Cultural Materials Preservation. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Salter, Rebecca (2001). Japanese woodblock printing. University of Hawaii Press. p. 38. ISBN 978-0-8248-2553-9. 
  3. ^ "Washi - Japanese paper". InfomapJapan. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f Sorting Wikstroemia names
  5. ^ a b c "Gampi". Untitled pdf document. Cornell University Library: Department of Preservation and Maintenance. Retrieved 9 July 2012.  Wikstroemia misspelled as Wikstreomia and Diplomorpha sikokiana misspelled as Diplomorphs in this source
  6. ^ Uncited statement in Wikipedia article on Rice paper
  7. ^ a b Flora of Japan
  8. ^ "Wikstroemia sikokiana - Franch.&Sav.". Plants for a Future. Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  9. ^ Uncited statement in Wikipedia article Chinese_calligraphy#Paper
  10. ^ http://khartasia-crcc.mnhn.fr/en/content_en/wikstroemia-trichotoma-thunb-makino