Giant bamboo

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Giant bamboo is a common name for several large species of bamboo and may refer to:

  • Large species in the genus Bambusa include:
  • Moso Bamboo (Phyllostachys edulis) a commercial species used for timber, crafts and its edible shoots, found in Japan, Taiwan, and China.
  • "Madagascar giant bamboo" (Cathariostachys madagascariensis), a bamboo species found in Madagascar
  • species in the genus Dendrocalamus found from the Indian subcontinent throughout Southeast Asia
  • species of the genus Gigantochloa found in tropical Southeast Asia
  • species of the genus Guadua concentrated in the Amazon basin and the Orinoco basin

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