Definition of Dendrocalamus giganteus

1. Noun. Immense tropical southeast Asian bamboo with tough hollow culms that resemble tree trunks.

Exact synonyms: Giant Bamboo, Kyo-chiku
Generic synonyms: Bamboo
Group relationships: Dendrocalamus, Genus Dendrocalamus



Lexicographical Neighbors of Dendrocalamus Giganteus

Den
Den Haag
Dena'ina
Dena'inas
Denali
Denali Fault
Denali National Park
Denbighshire
Dench
Dendranthema
Dendranthema grandifloruom
Dendraspis
Dendroaspis
Dendroaspis augusticeps
Dendrocalamus
Dendrocalamus giganteus
Dendrocolaptes
Dendrocolaptidae
Dendroctonus
Dendroctonus rufipennis
Dendroica
Dendroica auduboni
Dendroica coronata
Dendroica fusca
Dendroica petechia
Dendroica striate
Dendroica tigrina
Dendrolagus
Dendromecon
Dene

Literary usage of Dendrocalamus giganteus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1915)
"Old and young stems of dendrocalamus giganteus. tall, gracefully curved stems and stiff ... The largest species here is the famous dendrocalamus giganteus, ..."

2. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"dendrocalamus giganteus, Munro, of Malacca and adjacent islands ; one of the mightiest of all bamboos.—V. Mueller. DENDROCALAMUS HAMILTONII, Nets, ascends ..."

3. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1892)
"\Yith an Indian species (dendrocalamus giganteus). the growth is phenomenal, being known to reach 40 feet in as many days. A record is given for even 2 to ..."

4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1915)
"... apparently escaped the notice of many students of this subject, is Smith's1 study of the giant bamboo (dendrocalamus giganteus), carried out in Ceylon. ..."

5. The Garden: An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches by William Robinson (1903)
"... and now from Ceylon there comes the news that the huge dendrocalamus giganteus flowered two years ago and the culms apparently died. ..."

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