Difference between revisions of "Rattan"

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[[Image:Rattan canePcfr111.jpg|thumb|60px|right|AMan demonstrating the flexibility of a rattan cane.]]
 
'''Rattan''' (from the Malay and Indonesian word ''rotan'') is a palm in the tribe ''Calameae''. The term rattan usually refers to the material obtained from the stems of rattan palms. Rattan is native to the tropical regions of Africa, Asia and Australasia, and grows vine-like, scrambling through and over other vegetation.