Phyllostachys mannii Gamble

Phyllostachys assamica Gamble. , Phyllostachys bawa E.G. camus. , Phyllostachys decora M c clure

Deo, Bih (India, Assam)

Habit

Culms : Caespitose

Height : 5- 6m

Diameter : 2.5-3cm

Culm Color : Green, yellow

Internode Length : 20cm

Culm Sheath Color : 20-22 cm long and 2.5-5 cm broad, papery, straw-coloured,rounded at the tip and truncate, extended at the base of the blade into two conspicuous fimbriate, caducous, curvedauricles; imperfect blade 5-7.5 cm long, recurved, narrow, subulate, decurrent on the sheath; ligule broad, long, pectinate.

Length of Leaf : 10-12.5 cm

Breadth of Leaf : 1.25-2 cm

Altitude : 1500m

Habitat, Distribution,Uses

Introduced to : Khasi Hills

Native to : Arunachal pradesh, Meghalaya, Naga Hills

Uses: Walking sticks

References: Seethalakshmi K.K, 1998 , Ohrnberger D,1999

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