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Dendrocalamus giganteus

Local names
Maipo ARUNACHAL PRADESH: KHAMTI | Worra ASSAM | Maroobob MANIPUR | Bhalo bans SIKKIM

Habitat & distribution
Grows well in humid tropical and sub-tropical regions, in the North East, West Bengal and Bihar.

Culm
The culm is large, up to 30 m tall, dull green, with a waxy appearance

Flowering
Sporadic. The flowering cycle is 40 years.

Uses
Used for construction purposes and to make boat masts.

 


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