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Sacred Bali bamboo (Schizostachyum brachycladum)

Talang bamboo or sacred bali bamboo (Schizostachyum brachycladum) is a species of plant in the Poaceae, growing upright, tightly clumped, bright green or yellow or green bamboo shoots and covered with brown miang hairs.

S. brachycladum has straight reeds, 8-15 meters high with a curved tip, beginning to branch at 1.5 meters above the ground, many branches up to 25-30 slender stalks and approximately equal in size.

Dlium Sacred Bali bamboo (Schizostachyum brachycladum)

Segment length 35-50 cm, diameter 8-10 cm, wall thickness 4 mm. The outer surface is green or bluish green or yellow with a green stripe, usually covered by whitish hairs that fall off when old.

The reed midrib is stiff and does not fall off quickly, 12-27 cm wide, 18-35 cm long, covered with brown miang on the outside. The leaves of the reed midrib are triangular with a pointed tip and stiff, 4-18 cm long, 4-10 cm wide, erect, usually glabrous and heavily veined. The midrib ear is like a frame, 10 mm wide, 2.5-6 mm high with 4-8 mm long hairs, flat ligules and 2-3 mm high.

Leaves on twigs lanceolate, 20-40 cm long, 4-7 cm wide, hairy on the underside, bare on the top. Small leaf midrib, 1 mm high with 0.7 mm cilantro hairs. Ligula flat, 1 mm high and locos. Agihan and ecology

It grows wild in secondary forest or disturbed forest, rarely in primary forest, elevation 0-600 meters and is often found growing spontaneously on the sides of roads. The reeds are used to make roof coverings, water tubes, handicrafts, plant supports and glass. Bamboo shoots are edible, although a bit bitter.

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Subphylum: Angiospermae
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Bambusoideae
Tribe: Bambuseae
Subtribe: Melocanninae
Genus: Schizostachyum
Species: Schizostachyum brachycladum



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