Bambusa burmanica Gamble

  • Habit
  • Culms: Caespitose
  • Culm Diameter: 7 - 10 cm
  • Culm Internode Length: 25 - 40 cm
  • Wall thickness: Thick-walled or solid
  • Height: 10 - 19 meter

  • Identification Features: Rhizomes short; culm Pale green, nodes with white ring of hairs, waxy coated, woody, without nodal roots; culm-sheaths 0.9 times as long as wide, green, hairy on margins, auriculate, ciliate on shoulders; culm-sheath ligule entire, blade triangular; leaves 25-30 cm long, 3.5-5 cm broad, oblong, lanceolate; inflorescence with spicate branches, bearing heads of few spikelets; fruit caryopsis, 5 8 mm.
  • Flowering Cycle:
  • Distribution: China, India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Mizoram, West Bengal), Malaysia, Myanmar
  • Altitude: Up to 1300 meter
  • Spacing for Cultivation:8 x 8 meter
  • Uses: Roofing, Construction, Handicraft
Vernacular names of Bambusa burmanica


Flowering Reported: 1890 Katha district, Myanmar

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