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Bambusa pervariabilis viridistriata

Bambusa vulgaris Wamin

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Species - Nastus

NASTUS is a genus of slender, erect, scrambling or climbing bamboo found mainly in tropical mountain forests of the Southern Hemisphere from Madagascar and Reunion to the Solomon Islands. Many sub equal branches at each node.

Bamboo Name  Max. Height Max. Dia. Min. Temp. Comments / Description
N.elatus 60' 2" ?

Erect new lime-green culms turn yellowish with age. Shoots are edible when raw.

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