Bambusa longispiculata Gamble ex Brandis

Bambusa thouarsii hort. E Camus

Metenga (Bengal), Tabindaing-wa(Burmese)


Height : 10-15m

Diameter : 7-10 cm

Culm Color : Green

Internode Length : 30-70cm

Culm Sheath Color : young, glabrous afterwards, truncately

Length of Leaf : 18- 30 cm

Breadth of Leaf : 2.5-6.5 cm

Shape of Leaf : Linear- Oblong

Habitat, Distribution,Uses

Introduced to : Mizoram

Native to : India,Bangladesh, Burma

Flowering Reported : Bangladesh(1978-85)

Propagation : Rhizome planting

Uses: Constrction, baskets

References: Seethalakshmi K. K ,1998

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