Bambusa longispiculata Gamble ex Brandis

Bambusa longispiculata Gamble ex Brandis
Common Name: Metenga (Bengal), Tabindaing-wa(Burmese)

Bamboo Morphology Culms : Tufted Height: 10-15m  Diameter:7-10 cm   Culm Color: Green
Internode Length: 30-70cm  Culm Sheath Colour: young, glabrous afterwards, truncately

Length of Leaf: 18- 30 cm  Breadth of Leaf : 2.5-6.5 cm  Leaf Shape: Linear- Oblong

Habitat:   Altitude:   Soil:

Native to: India,Bangladesh, Burma
Introduced to: Mizoram

Description of Inflorescence and Flower:
Flowering Cycle:   Flowering Reported:Bangladesh(1978-85)

Propagation:Rhizome planting

Uses: Constrction, baskets

References: Seethalakshmi K. K ,1998