Bamboo is usually more than 10 meters high, and some even grow to more than 20 meters high. But this kind of bamboo in India is called the king of bamboos. So what does it look like? How high?
The world's tallest bamboo is found in Sri Lanka and India. The bamboo can be up to five to seven inches in diameter, and a sawed section can make a not-too-small bucket. But the most striking thing is its height, which is more than 30 meters. At a botanical garden in Sri Lanka, several are more than 35 metres tall. The Indian bamboos are the "king of bamboos" and are the tallest bamboos in the world.
Indian hemp bamboo poles 20-25 m high, 15-30 cm in diameter, long pendulous or curved tips; Internodes 45 -- 60 cm long, white pink when young, but glabrous, with only a ring of brown villi within the nodes; Wall thickness 1 -- 3 cm; The branches of the rod are high in habit, with many branches in each section, and the main branches are often single.
The tallest bamboo ever recorded, also known as the dragon bamboo and the hemp bamboo, or the tall stallion bamboo. In 1904, there was a report that in the botanical garden of belladinia in Sri Lanka, there were several bamboo plants with a height of 30-35 meters, which was called Indian hemp bamboo. Taxonomically, it belongs to the genus cymbidium, subfamily poaceae; More than 30 species of this genus, are arborescent bamboo, generally 24-30 meters high, often by white wax powder when young, underground stems (bamboo whip) short thick, rod cluster, bamboo tip often drooping. Internodes dark green or grey-green, about 40 cm long, 20 -- 25 cm in diameter 'sawed off a section can be made into a not too small bucket. The huge bamboo stalks are used for building materials and water pipes. Most species of this genus occur in southeast Asia, India, Sri Lanka, myanmar and other places, also commonly cultivated. China has about 10 species, distributed in the southwest and south.