Common Name : Giant Bamboo
Scientific Name: Bambusa vulgaris
Description: Open clumps of this giant form with
individual stems as wide as five inches in diameter and sixty feet tall
provide a decidedly oriental atmosphere. The stems are constantly moving
in the breeze often creating an eerie groaning sound.
Range: Exact origin uncertain
Recommended LINKS & BOOKS
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