Dendrocalamus membranaceus Munro

Dendrocalamus membranaceus f. filmbriligulatus Hsueh & D.Z.Li, Dendrocalamus membranaceus f. pilosus Hsueh & D.Z.Li
Common Name: Huangzhu (chinese), Wa-pyu (Burmese), Mai-nuan (Thai)

Bamboo Morphology Culms : Tufted Height: 20-24m  Diameter:6-10cm  Culm Color: Green
Internode Length: 22-38cm  Culm Sheath Colour: rounded above and with a fringe of

Length of Leaf: 12- 25 cm  Breadth of Leaf : 1.5-2.5 cm  Leaf Shape: lanceolate

Habitat: Tropical mixed deciduous forest  Altitude: 1000m  Soil: Laterite soil, black lime stone

Native to: Kerala
Introduced to: China, Taiwan

Description of Inflorescence and Flower: Branched Panicle
Flowering Cycle:   Flowering Reported:North-Eastern India(1973,1992,1994)

Propagation:Seeds, tissue culture

Uses: Construction, Pulp and paper, chopsticks

References: Seethalakshmi K. K ,1998