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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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During the first two years after planting, the plantation should be weeded whenever necessary. Good results have also been obtained with 3-noded-cuttings from branches, up to 1. After planting, mulch is distributed around the plant[ ]. Runners send underground rhizomes to produce shoots several metres from the parent plant.

Culms reach about full height in approximately 5 months, which means for the larger culms 25 m or more a daily growth of about 17 cm. The fibre dimensions are: The toxins are also destroyed in the canning process. They are suitable for making paper[ ]. Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. QR Code What’s this?

The absence of secondary growth wood causes the stems of monocots, including the palms and large bamboos, to be columnar rather than tapering. Per ha, about 9t pulp for paper can be produced per year.

Bambusa blumeana (PROSEA) – PlantUse English

Plants only flower at intervals of many years and so seed is rarely available. Blumeqna QR Code is unique to this page. Densely tufted, sympodial bamboo, with spiny basal branches forming a densely interlaced thicket to m high. If rainfall is not sufficient, watering or irrigation is necessary during the initial period of development. The exact origin of B.


The remaining material is flattened and divided into b,umeana, the outermost layers under the skin considered the best.

Mist the foliage regularly until plants are established. Its habitat are the bamboo groves and forests in the cooler regions of northern Thailand, northern Laos, bakbusa Myanmar, and adjacent parts of Yunnan Province, China.

At a moisture content of They are also reportedly naturalized in other regions, e. Bambusa blumeana – Schult. The remaining basal portion should be cut back close to the ground within 6 months of the harvest. It is found planted or cultivated in Peninsular Blumrana northern provincesThailand, Vietnam, southern China and the Philippines. It is planted around farmhouses as wind-breaks, in fields as living fences or to mark boundaries.

This makes them some of the fastest-growing species in the world[K ]. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, blhmeana, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. Culm cuttings about 50 cm long with 2 – 3 nodes are taken from the middle portion of 1 – 2-year-old culms with a relatively large diameter.

Bamboo shoot topic Bamboo shoots or bamboo sprouts are the edible shoots new bamboo culms that come out of the ground of many bamboo species including Bambusa vulgaris and Phyllostachys edulis. 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 to October, after which the culms died; no fruits were formed.


In that period, daily height increase may reach 45 cm on average[ ]. We are currently updating this section. Bamboo evolved only 30 to 40 million years ago, after the demise of the dinosaurs.

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A planted cutting develops into a harvestable clump in years. For more information about QR Codes click here.

They are planted horizontally at bammbusa cm depth. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.

This bamboo bambusz known locally as: Harvested species Different types of bamboo shoots in a shop in Japan Shoots of several species of bamboo are harvested for consumption: Bamboo taxa Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Culms are also used as firewood if wood is scarce. On poor soils, application of fertilizer is recommended, e. Bamboo shoots emerge during the rainy season and can be harvested for food after days. Member feedback about List of common trees and shrubs of Sri Lanka: Member feedback about Bambusa: Breeding programmes will be restricted to selection of superior genotypes, as B.

The most rapid growth usually occurs near the end of the growth period in the latter part of the rainy season.