Bambusa arundinacea

Bambusa arundinacea
Bamboo Bam*boo" (b[a^]m*b[=oo]"), n. [Malay bambu, mambu.] (Bot.) A plant of the family of grasses, and genus {Bambusa}, growing in tropical countries. [1913 Webster]

Note: The most useful species is {Bambusa arundinacea}, which has a woody, hollow, round, straight, jointed stem, and grows to the height of forty feet and upward. The flowers grow in large panicles, from the joints of the stalk, placed three in a parcel, close to their receptacles. Old stalks grow to five or six inches in diameter, and are so hard and durable as to be used for building, and for all sorts of furniture, for water pipes, and for poles to support palanquins. The smaller stalks are used for walking sticks, flutes, etc. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Bambusa arundinacea — ID 9432 Symbol Key BAAR8 Common Name bamboo Family Poaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Bambusa arundinacea (Retz.) Willd. — Symbol BAAR8 Common Name bamboo Botanical Family Poaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Bambusa arundinacea (Retz.) Willd. — Symbol BAAR8 Common Name bamboo Botanical Family Poaceae …   Scientific plant list

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  • Bambusa — oldhamii Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Bambusa — oldhamii. Systematik Ordnung: Süßgrasartige (Poales) Familie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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