Lint

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Lint plant
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Linaceae
Genus: Linum
Species: L. usitatissimum
Binomial name
Linum usitatissimum
Linnaeus.

Lint (Linum usitatissimum) is growen baith for its seeds, kent as lint-bennels, an for its fibres. Sindry pairts o the plant haes been uised for tae mak linen, dye, paper, medicines, fishin nets, hair gels an saip. It is whiles growen as an ornamental plant in gairdens, the flouers bein kent as lint-bells.

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