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Bambusa nutans

Local names
Bidhuli, Mukia ASSAM | Malla UTTAR PRADESH | Mallo, Mahi bans SIKKIM: LEPCHA | Badia bansa ORISSA | Kali, Beng, Makla TRIPURA

Habitat & distribution
Grows best at altitudes of between 500-1500 m. Thrives on moist hill slopes and flat uplands, and well-drained sandy loam to clayey loam soils. Commonly found and cultivated in the North East, Orissa and Bengal.

Culm
The culm is up to 20 m tall, dark green, loosely clumped, straight and smooth.

Flowering
Flowers gregariously at an interval of 35 years. Sporadic flowering is also observed.

Uses
House construction, basketry and craft.

 


 Bambusa nutan


Bambusa Nutan

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