Family: Poaceae - Grass family Classification Report
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Kalibans
Tribal Name: Kaliseri banz (Chakma)
Densely clumped sympodial bamboo. Young shoots green. Sheath covered with glossy black pubescence culms dull green. Internodes parallel with the node. Leaves in complements of 9-15 blades. Leaf sheaths thick, fruits caryopsis.
The young shoots are cooked and eaten(Chakma).
Forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox's Bazar, Moulvi Bazar and Sylhet.
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