Definition of Genus bambusa
1. Noun. Tall tender clumping bamboos.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Bambuseae, Tribe Bambuseae
Member holonyms: Bambusa Vulgaris, Common Bamboo
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Bambusa
Literary usage of Genus bambusa
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1. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1892)
"Of the genus Bambusa, perhaps the most important economically, there are about forty-six species, mostly arborescent. Thirty of these are Old World forms, ..."
2. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1917)
"Genus BAMBUSA Schreber 1. Culms unarmed. 2. Small shrubby species 2 to 3 ... The genus Bambusa is represented by five species, of which at least three ..."
3. The Standard Dictionary of Facts: History, Language, Literature, Biography edited by Henry Woldmar Ruoff (1909)
"The common name of the arborescent grasses belonging to the genus Bambusa. There are many species, belonging to the wanner parts of Asia, Africa, ..."
4. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1853)
"... from the very great elevation to which it reaches in the Himalaya, and from its affinity and resemblance to the tropical genus Bambusa; I allude to the ..."
5. Aspects of Nature, in Different Lands and Different Climates; with by Alexander von Humboldt (1849)
"'It is now recognised that the genus Bambusa is entirely wanting in the New Continent, to which on the other hand Guadua, from 50 to 60 French or about 53 ..."
6. Aspects of Nature: In Different Lands and Different Climates; with by Alexander von Humboldt (1850)
"It is now recognised that the genus Bambusa is entirely wanting in the New Continent, to which on the other hand Guadua, from 50 to 60 French or about 53 to ..."
7. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... C. occidentalis), or both accessory buds develop simultaneously—as in the Southern Reed (Arundo Donax) and in several species of the genus Bambusa. ..."