Gigantochloa Kurz ex Munro

  • Ratan Lal Banik
Part of the Tropical Forestry book series (TROPICAL)


From the Greek word gigantos, a giant, and chloa, grass. Gigantochloa is a genus of giant arborescent or scandent bamboos. Culm sheaths are generally stiff, auricled, usually dark and hairy, often with loose hairs and long blade.


Bamboo Species Yellow Stripe Rhizome System Culm Height Chittagong Hill Tract 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ratan Lal Banik
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  1. 1.NMBA (National Mission on Bamboo Applications)New DelhiIndia

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