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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.


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

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