Ramie: Ramie, any of several fibre-yielding plants of the genus Boehmeria, belonging to the nettle family (Urticaceae), and their fibre, one of the bast fibre (q.v.) .Ramie is a flowering plant in the nettle family Urticaceae, native to eastern Asia. It is a herbaceous perennial growing to 1.0–2.5 m tall; the leaves are .Definition of ramie - a vegetable fibre noted for its length and toughness., the plant of the nettle family which yields ramie, native to tropical.Ramie definition: a woody urticaceous shrub of Asia, Boehmeria nivea , having broad leaves and a stem that. | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and .Ramie (boehmeria nivea), commonly known as China grass, white ramie or rhea, is one of the gorup reffered to as the bast fiber crops. It is a hardy perennial .