Bambusa blumeana. Authority, Schult.f. Family, Liliopsida:Commelinidae: Cyperales:Gramineae. Synonyms, Spiny bamboo, thorny bamboo, Bambu duri. This is the most important bamboo in the Philippines for providing material for construction etc. It has long been cultivated on a local scale but is now also grown. Bambusa blumeana Schult. f. Show All Show Tabs. General Information. Symbol: BABL2. Group: Monocot. Family: Poaceae. Duration: Perennial. Growth Habit.

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After the formation of the Park, many of these people were re-settled in Talai village, to the south-west of Nam Cat Tien. Bamboo blumeaba emerge during the rainy season and can be harvested for food after days. Planted around farmhouses as wind-breaks, in fields bluneana living fences or to mark boundaries[ ]. The chemical composition of mature culms on dry weight basis is approximately: Omphisa fuscidentalis topic Omphisa fuscidentalis, the bamboo worm and one of the insects called bamboo boreris a moth of the Crambidae family.

The toxins are also destroyed in the canning process.

Bambusa blumeana – Useful Tropical Plants

In the lower internodes fibre diameter and wall thickness are slightly larger. Planting is preferably done at the beginning of the rainy season. Seed – surface sow in containers as soon as it is ripe, preferably at a temperature around 20c.

Each plant produces a number of new stems annually – these stems grow to their maximum height in their first year of growth, subsequent growth in the stem being limited bambhsa the production of new side branches and leaves. Member feedback about Bambusa: Member feedback about Bambusa blumeana: Good results have also been obtained with 3-noded-cuttings from branches, up to 1.


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The harvesting of culms depends on the intended end use but should preferably be effected in the dry season. If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves.

Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf. Raw bamboo shoots contain cyanogenic glycosides, natural toxins also contained in cassava. This makes them some of blumeqna fastest-growing species in the world[K ]. This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages.

In the Philippines, sporadic flowering was observed in ; a year-old clump had 6 flowering culms, a year-old clump had 3 and 5 clumps of 3-year-old had ; flowering extended from January bammbusa October, after which the culms died; no fruits were formed. Planted culm cuttings at first send up thin shoots and culms are produced only after about 3 years. Member feedback about List of bamboo species: Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form.

If rainfall is not sufficient, watering or irrigation is necessary during the initial period of development. Planted culm cuttings at first send up thin shoots and culms are produced only after about 3 years.


Bambusa blumeana

No statistics are available from other countries in South-East Asia. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. QR Code What’s this? It prefers a mean annual rainfall in the range 1, – 4,mm, but tolerates 1, – 5,mm[ ].

Bamboo evolved only 30 to 40 million years ago, after the demise of the dinosaurs. For handicraft purposes, 1-year-old culms can be taken. More research is needed on the optimal techniques for cultivation and nambusa and other possible applications.

Germination usually takes place fairly quickly so long as the seed is of good quality, though it can take 3 – 6 months. Bambusa pungens Blanco Bambusa spinosa Blume ex Nees.

Culm erect, m tall, up to about 20 cm in diameter, wall 0. Young shoots are eaten as a vegetable, usually boiled and shredded[46]. Dassanayake, Nimal Gunatilleke and Siril Wijesundera.

It prefers moist soil. Lin — Guangdong Bambusa angustissima L. Treated with ppm IAA and planted in a sand bed, the cuttings could be potted when rooted after about 20 days and transplanted to the field after 2 – 3 months[ ]. It cannot grow in the shade. This character by itself simply means bamboo, however it enters into hundreds of other words and phrases.