Definition of Dendrocalamus
1. Noun. Giant clump-forming bamboos.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Bambuseae, Tribe Bambuseae
Member holonyms: Dendrocalamus Giganteus, Giant Bamboo, Kyo-chiku
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dendrocalamus
Literary usage of Dendrocalamus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Departmental Notes on Insects that Affect Forestry by Edward Percy Stebbing (1903)
"dendrocalamus strictus (Bamboo). In Injurious Insects this insect has already been reported as attacking teak and khair. Description. ..."
2. Select Extra-tropical Plants: Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1891)
"Intel-nodes sometimes over a foot long. dendrocalamus ... dendrocalamus Hamilton!, Nées. Himalayas, between 2.000 and 6000 feet. Height reaching 60 feet. ..."
3. 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 ... dendrocalamus HAMILTONII, Nets, ascends the Himalayas from 2000 to 6000 ..."
4. The Timber Trees, Timber and Fancy Woods: As Also the Forests of India and by Edward Balfour (1862)
"Demer-hindi, TURK., sce Tamarindus Indica. Demole, see Java timbers. dendrocalamus, sec p. 97. dendrocalamus strictus, Voigt, see Bambusa. dendrocalamus ..."
5. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"But more precise observations regarding this point have only quite recently been made by Kraus on a species of dendrocalamus (Fig. ..."