Bambusa blumeana

SpeciesBambusa blumeana
RhizomesPachymorph (Sympodial), clumping bamboo
CulmErect  with very thick walls
Height15 – 20m
Diameter10 – 20cm
Internode20 – 45cm
Branchspine-like “thorny”
Leaf length10 – 20cm
ProspectsPromising for industry: pulp & paper, biomass, barrier screen