Bambusa cacharensis R.B.Majumdar

  • Habit
  • Culms: Caespitose
  • Culm Diameter: 5 - 10 cm
  • Wall thickness: Thin-walled
  • Height: 20 - 21 meter

  • Identification Features: Rhizomes short, pachymorph, woody; without nodal roots; culm-sheaths 12-15 cm long; 0.5 times as long as wide; Orange - yellow, covered with brown sharp, spicular hairs; blade with wavy auricles; leaves 16-20 cm long, lanceolate; inflorescences panicle, spikelets in dense clusters at nodes of the ultimate branches; fruit a caryopsis.
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  • Distribution: India (Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura, West Bengal)
  • Spacing for Cultivation:10 x 10 meter
  • Uses: Handicrafts
Vernacular names of Bambusa cacharensis

Betua (Beng.); Moirang-wa (Manipur)

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