|Genus||Cirrus (curl of hair)|
Above 6,000 m|
(Above 20,000 ft)
Cirrus fibratus is a type of cirrus cloud. The name cirrus fibratus is derived from Latin, meaning "fibrous". These clouds are similar to cirrus uncinus, commonly known as "mares' tails"; however, fibratus clouds do not have tufts or hooks at the end. The filaments are usually separate from one another.
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