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Dendrocalamus giganteus Wall. Ex. Munro.

Group: Monocot
Family: Poaceae - Grass family
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub

Bangla/Vernacular Name: Budum Bas

Tribal Name: Nayan such (Tripura)

Description of the Plant:

Densely clumped sympodial bamboo. Young shoots blackish-purple. Culms dull green with white blooms. Leaves in complement of 7-13 blades, leaf sheath ingulate, Fruits-Caryopsis.

Using Information:

Young shoots are sold in the market. Cooked as vegetable (Chakma).

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