Bambusa oldhamii

Bambusa oldhamii

Species Bambusa oldhamii
Rhizomes Pachymorph (Sympodial), clumping bamboo
Culm erect
Height up to 20m
Diameter 15-20cm
Internode 25-35cm
Branch on upper nodes
Leaf length 20-40cm
Prospects Multipurpose, Edible shoots, biomass

Bambusa bambos

Bambusa bambos

Species Bambusa bambos
Rhizomes Pachymorph (Sympodial), clumping bamboo
Culm erect with very thick walls
Height up to 30m
Diameter 15-28cm
Internode 20-40cm
Branch spine-like
Leaf length 6-22cm
Prospects Promising for industry: Pulp & paper, biomass

Bambusa multiplex

Bambusa multiplex

Species Bambusa multiplex
Rhizomes Pachymorph (Sympodial), clumping bamboo
Culm
slender, erect
Height 7-15m
Diameter 2-5cm
Internode 15-30cm
Branch up to 20
Leaf length 9-12cm
Prospects crop supports, construction, screens

Dendrocalamus membranaceus

Dendrocalamus membranaceus

Species Dendrocalamus membranaceus
Rhizomes Pachymorph (Sympodial), clumping bamboo
Culm very straight
Height 20-24m
Diameter 6-10cm
Internode 22-38cm
Branch
arising from all nodes, upper branches drooping
Leaf length 12-25cm
Prospects
building material, bamboo boards, furniture, handicraft.