Kajian Etnobotani Serat Kulit Kayu Kepuak (Artocarpus elasticus Reinw. ex Blume) Pada Suku Dayak Desa’di Desa Kunyai Kecamatan Sungai Tebelian Kabupaten Sintang

Anci Veriyan, Rafdinal Rafdinal, Riza Linda

Abstract


Artocarpus elasticus is one of the bark fiber-producing plants. Fiber plants have many uses, one of them is being used by Dayak Desa’ Tribe to meet the needs of daily life in accordance with local wisdom. This study was carried out for two months from May to July 2019 with purposive sampling method. The result showed that the usage of bark fiber plants by Dayak Desa’ community in Kunyai Village was varied. Based on the percentage of respondents’ answers, bark fiber plants was used as crafts (100%), clothes (88%), ropes (60%), building materials (36%), and medicines (8%). Dayak Desa’ community knows and uses kepuak bark fiber well. The process of bark fiber was done by bark stripping, followed by bark flattening until it turns into sheets, and lastly submerged and dried


Keywords


Usage; Bark fiber; Artocarpus elasticus

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