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Dinesh Valke

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Dec 9, 2010, 5:26:59 AM12/9/10
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Poaceae (formerly and a.k.a. Gramineae) » Bambusa vulgaris (a cultivar in this post)


bam-BOO-suh -- a name for bamboo; an erroneous pronunciation of the Indian word bambu        
vul-GAIR-iss -- common


commonly known as: common bamboo, dragon-head bamboo, feathery bamboo, golden bamboo, green-culmed bamboo, surinam bamboo, surinam dwarf bamboo, unarmed bamboo, yellow bamboo • Assamese: বংশ baansh • Bengali: বাঁশ baansha • Gujarati: બામ્બુ baambu, વાંસ vaans • Hindi: बांस baans, बम्बू bambu, बंस buns • Kannada: ಬಿದಿರು bidiru, ವಂಶ vamsha • Kashmiri: बैँस् bains, बाँस् bons, वंशः vanshah • Konkani: वासो vaaso, वसो vaso • Malayalam: മഞ്ഞമുള manjamula • Manipuri: ৱা wa • Marathi: बांबू baamboo, कळक kalaka, कळंक kalanka, वेळू velu • Nepalese: बाँस् baans • Pali: वंश vansa • Punjabi: ਬੰਝ banjh, ਬਾਂਸ baans • Sanskrit: वम्भः vambhah,  वंशः vamsh • Tamil: நாமதாரி nama-tari, வெள்ளைமூங்கில் vellai-munkil • Telugu: కర్మారము karmaramu, వెదురు veduru • Urdu: بانس baans, بمبو bambu, نبس buns


The common names for any stout bamboo in all the languages of India are generic by nature.


Native of: probable origin s-e Asia; widely cultivated in tropics


sighted are from between FEB 07 and APR 07
at Nirvana Park, Hiranandani Gardens in Powai, Mumbai.
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tanay bose

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Dec 9, 2010, 9:53:10 AM12/9/10
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Nice catch dinesh ji 
golden bamboo is used for decotative works too
tanay
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Gurcharan Singh

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Dec 9, 2010, 11:07:14 AM12/9/10
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Thanks for upload and the detailed information


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