Definition of Giant bamboo
1. Noun. Immense tropical southeast Asian bamboo with tough hollow culms that resemble tree trunks.
Generic synonyms: Bamboo
Group relationships: Dendrocalamus, Genus Dendrocalamus
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Literary usage of Giant bamboo
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"The sixth fascicle, by Dr. Karsten, contains photographs of six species of monocotyledonous trees, including one plate of a giant bamboo clump ..."
2. The Boy Scouts' Year Book by Boy Scouts of America (1920)
"This gave him a tube about three feet long, with an external diameter of about an inch, which he took to the piece of giant bamboo. In this, very carefully, ..."
3. Santa Barbara Exotic Flora: A Handbook of Plants from Foreign Countries by Emanuele Orazio Fenzi (1895)
"Special mention must be made of the so-called giant bamboo of Japan, ... giant bamboo is a vague name applied not to a determined species but to many of the ..."
4. Edison: His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer, Thomas Commerford Martin (1910)
"In Burmah the giant bamboo, as already mentioned, is found indigenous; but beside it no superior varieties were found. Samples tested at several points on ..."
5. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (1915)
"In the study here considered Smith presents comparisons of the rates of growth of giant bamboo with both temperature and humidity conditions, and shows that ..."
6. A Handbook of Tropical Gardening and Planting, with Special Reference to Ceylon by Hugh Fraser Macmillan (1914)
"giant bamboo. Burma, Malaya.—A magnificent species attaining a height of over 100 ft. and 40-50 ft. in ... A graceful species, resembling the giant bamboo, ..."
7. The Indian Forester (1891)
"Worthy of notice is the good work done in Malabar in the introduction of new bamboos. But we suspect that the ' giant bamboo' referred to as ..."