Dinochloa maclellandii (Munro) Kurz

Arundarbor macclellandii (Munro) Kuntze. , Bambusa macclellandii Munro. , Melocalamus macclellandii (Munro) H.B.Naithani

Habit

Height : 30m

Diameter : 2.5-3cm

Culm Color : Gray- green

Internode Length : 15-20cm

Culm Sheath Color : cylindrical,leathery, persistent, 15-23 cm long, and 17-22 cm broad at the base, 5-7 cm wide at thetop, covered with densely appressed goldenbrownpubescence, ending above in a narrowdark glabrous margin edging the whole of thetruncate top outside the base of the imperfectblade; imperfect blade lanceolate-acuminate,rounded at the base and decurrent on thesheath, 15-30 cm long and 2.5-6 cm broad,recurved or spreading, glabrous outside,densely brown hairy within; ligule short,entire or faintly serrate.

Shape of Leaf : lanceolate

Habitat, Distribution,Uses

Native to : Assam, West bangal

Flowering Reported : Assam (1968)

Uses: Construction, baskets

References: Seethalakshmi K. K ,1998, Rao A.N,1999

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