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  Schizostachyum brachycladum
  Family Name : Poaceae (Gramineae)

  Common Names : Buluh Nipis, Golden Bamboo, Buluh Lemang, Scared Bali Bamboo

  Chinese Name : 短枝黄金竹

 
Buluh Nipis,Golden Bamboo,Buluh Lemang,Scared Bali Bamboo
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Monocotyledon)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Grass & Grass-like Plant (Tall Grass (Poaceae))
      Lifespan (in Singapore) :
      Perennial
      Mode of Nutrition :
      Autotrophic
      Maximum Height :
      12 m
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      Southeast Asia
      Native Habitat :
      Terrestrial
      Preferred Climate Zone :
      Tropical, Sub-Tropical / Monsoonal
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: Clumping bamboo forms erect culms up to 12 m tall.
      Foliage: Large leaves are solid green or green variegated with varying amounts of yellow, longitudinal stripes.
      Stems: Smooth, think-walled culms (4-7 cm wide) are yellow with a few green stripes.
      Flowers: This cultivar can flower as frequently as every year.
      Fruits: Dry, indehiscent fruits are known as grains.
      Cultivation :
      It grows best when well-watered and mulched.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Foliage
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Well-Drained Soils, Fertile Loamy Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      Hedge / Screening
      Thematic Landscaping :
      Golden Garden
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Full Sun
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water
  • Foliar
    • Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green, Yellow / Golden
      Leaf Area Index (LAI) * for Green Plot Ratio :
      3.5 (Shrub & Groundcover - Monocot)
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower Grouping :
      Cluster / Inflorescence
      Inflorescence Type :
      Spikelet / Compound Spike
  • Fruit, Seed & Spore
    • Fruit Classification :
      Simple Fruit
      Fruit Type :
      Indehiscent Dry Fruit (Caryopsis / Grain)

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