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Dendrocalamus giganteus - Giant Tropical Bamboo


Dendrocalamus giganteus - Giant Tropical Bamboo (Dendrocalamus giganteus - Giant Tropical Bamboo)

This bamboo, native to Burma, may be the largest in the world. Its leaves can grow almost 2 feet long and 4 inches wide. Some of the stems are almost 90 feet/ 28 meters tall. Photo taken at Quail Botanical Gardens on July 6, 2010.



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We have enough trouble with the common form trying to take over our gardens!

7 Jul, 2010

 

Meanie:

I think this one is a clumping type...not a runner. With that being said, I still wouldn't want this giant in my yard. LOL! : > )

7 Jul, 2010

 

Wow !

7 Jul, 2010

 

Amazing!

7 Jul, 2010

 

Fantastic, makes mine look like twigs, lol.

26 Mar, 2011

 

Mandym:

LOL! Yes, this giant tropical bamboo grows to enormous heights here.

27 Mar, 2011



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