Bambusa polymorpha

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Bambusa polymorpha Munro

Poaceae

Life form: grass

Exposure: sun - Exposure: half shade  

Moisture: moist

Soil: loam - Soil: sandy loam

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: linear

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: caryopsis

 

Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Liliopsida
Subclassis:
Commelinidae
Superordo:
Poanae
Ordo:
Poales
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Bambusa polymorpha is a grass.

Contents

Naming

Bambusa polymorpha was described by William Munro in 1868. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Bambusa polymorpha is a species in the genus Bambusa which contains approximately 131 to 187 species and belongs to the family of the Poaceae (Grass Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The grasses reach heights of 15 to 20 metres.

Leaves

Bambusa polymorpha is evergreen. The simple leaves are alternate. They are linear with entire margins and parallel venation.

Flowers and Fruits

The grasses produce caryopses.

Root System

Distribution

Bambusa polymorpha is native to Bangladesh, India, Myanmar and Thailand.

Cultivation

The grasses prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on moist soil. The substrate should be loamy or sandy-loamy soil.

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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