What is Malay thatch?

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Answered 2008-09-19 05:08:29

NIPA ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Actually it is attap in English (Atap in Malay). Near the sea, attap is a thatch made from usually bamboo splits wrapped with Nipa leaves/frondlets and thonged with bamboo skin to hold it together. Further inland, elephant grass or other grasses/rushes are used to make attap.

Nipa is the tree (Nypa fruticans) and called the nipa palm, attap palm or even mangrove palm.

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