Definition of Common bamboo
1. Noun. Extremely vigorous bamboo having thin-walled culms striped green and yellow; so widely cultivated that native area is uncertain.
Terms within: Bamboo Shoot
Generic synonyms: Bamboo
Group relationships: Bambusa, Genus Bambusa
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Literary usage of Common bamboo
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1852)
"common bamboo (Bambusa arundinacea) do. Charcoal (derived chiefly from oak, and to a smaller extent from birch) do. Coal do. Barley straw do. ..."
2. Timehri: The Journal of the Royal Agricultural and Commercial Society of by Royal Agricultural and Commercial Society of British Guiana (1883)
"Even to the unscientific eye, it is easily distinguishable from the common bamboo of the sugar-estates and the coast, not only by its prickles, ..."
3. Catalogue of the Vegetable Productions of the Presidency of Bombay by George Christopher Molesworth Birdwood (1865)
"But as the Bombay Presidency is in Botany the Kingdom of Dalzell, and not the Kingdom of the Governor in Council, I have kept the common bamboo Cane under ..."
4. The Useful Plants of India: With Notices of Their Chief Value in Commerce by Heber Drury (1873)
"This species of Bamboo has great strength and solidity, and is very straight, hence it is better suited for a variety of uses than the common Bamboo. ..."
5. Rambles on the Riviera by Eduard Strasburger (1906)
"Those who are accustomed to think of grasses as lowly meadow herbs will be surprised to find that the common Bamboo (Bambusa ..."
6. A Descriptive Dictionary of British Malaya by Nicholas Belfield Dennys (1894)
"... and the common bamboo (B. vulgaris), are cultivated in the Singapore Botanic Gardens, the plants having been introduced from India and China. ..."