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Neohouzeaua dulloa (Gam.) Campus

Group: Monocot
Family: Poaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub/bamboo

Bangla/Vernacular Name: Dalua, Bajail, Dalu, Bajali.

Tribal Name: Dolubans (Tripura).

Description of the Plant:

A tufted bamboo. Nodes dark green, little prominent. Internodes long, dark green with a few whitish hair. Stem-sheaths strigose with white hairs, top concavely truncate.

Mode of Uses:

Plants are used to make a rocking bed, pillars, roof skeleton and walls of traditional tribal houses (Chakma and Tripura).

Chakma use this bamboo to make various parts of their looms for weaving.

Distribution:

Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox's Bazar, Moulavi Bazar and Sylhet.

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