Bambusa auriculata Kurz

Habit

Culms : Tufted

Height : 12-16m

Diameter : 5-7cm

Culm Color : Glossy green

Internode Length : 45-75cm

Culm Sheath Color : 25-30 cm long, 22-25 cm broad at base, attenuate upwards and convexly truncate topwith about 10 cm in breadth, thickly black ciliate on the margins, the abaxial side covered with appressed black or tawnybristles except for a vacant patch down the middle; blade 16-23 cm long, triangular, acute, base about 10 cm broad andslightly rounded, striate on both sides, hairy within, densely appressed-hairy outside; ligule 5 mm high, sharply dentate;auricles rounded, naked, green when fresh.

Length of Leaf : 20-40 cm

Breadth of Leaf : 2.5-6 cm

Shape of Leaf : lanceolate or linear-lanceolate

Habitat, Distribution,Uses

Introduced to : North eastern India, Bangladesh, Myanmar

References: Seethalakshmi K. K ,1998

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