Bambusa tulda
Bambusa tulda
Bambusa tulda
Bambusa tulda
Bambusa tulda
Bambusa tulda
Bambusa tulda

Bambusa tulda Roxb.

  • Habit
  • Culms: caespitose
  • Culm Diameter: 5 - 10 cm
  • Culm Internode Length: 36 - 60 cm
  • Wall thickness: Thin-walled
  • Height: 6 - 20 meter

  • Identification Features: Culm mid-green or grey; Culm-sheaths 15-23 cm long with appressed hairs with tawny hairs; Leaves linear or oblong, 15-25 cm long; Inflorescense sometimes an immense leafless panicle, sometimes a short leafy paniculate or spicate branch; Fruit is a Caryopsis 7.5mm long, oblong, hirsute at the apex, furrowed.
  • Flowering Cycle: 30 - 60 Years
  • Distribution: India (Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Orissa, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal) Bangladesh, Bhutan,China, Myanmar, Nepal.
  • Altitude: Up to 1500 meter
  • Spacing for Cultivation:5 x 5 meter
  • Uses: Edible:Pickle making, Paper, Scaffoldings, making toys, mats, screens, wall plates, wall hangers, hats, baskets, food grain containers.
Vernacular names of Bambusa tulda

Assam - Wamunna, Wagi, Nal-bans; Bengal- Tulda, Jowa; Duars (West) - Kiranti, Matela; Garo - Wati; Kamrup - Bijuli, Jati,Jao, Ghora; Tripura - Mirtinga

Synonym of Bambusa tulda

Bambusa tulda Benth, Dendrocalamus tulda (Roxb.) Voigt, Bambusa macala Buch.-Ham. ex Munro, Bambusa trigyna Roxb. ex Munro

Flowering Reported: Bengal (1867-68,1930,1936), Assam (1886, 1910 1930), Dehra Dun (1986),Bangladesh (1876, 1886, 1929-30, 1976-77, 1978-79, 1982-83 and 1983-84)

Remarks: Reported from Northeast India, Central and Southern India. this species may native to adjacent areas of Himalayas and China and introduced to other states for cultivation and gradually naturalized.

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