Bamboo Species

Bambusa oldhamii    Grown as a windbreak to protect orchards.

Bambusa vulgaris vittata       A colourful ornamental

Dendrocalamus latiflorus       Grown in plantations for its edible shoots

Bambusa lako      Chocolate coloured culms with striped basal internodes

Bambusa textilis      Thin walled culms are split and used for weaving

Dendrocalamus asper  Thick walled culms used in construction

Bambusa vulgaris wamin       Ornamental with bulging internodes

Gigantochloa atroviolacea       Sooty black culms used for furniture making

Bambusa dolichomerithalla        Strong wood for crafts


Bambusa chungii      White powder covered culms