Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.

Abacaor Abaka

Abaca or Abaka, the Manilla hemp, a valuable fibre obtained from the leaves of Musa textilis, a native of the Philippine Islands, related to the banana. The fibre is used for cordage and papermaking. The name is also applied to the plant.

“The LORD your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.”
Zephaniah 3:17