SCIENTIFIC NAME: GIGANTOCHLOA ATROVEOLACEA
COMMON NAME: JAVA BLACK BAMBOO
FROM: CENTRO Y OESTE DE JAVA (INDONESIA)
AVERAGE HEIGHT: 15 MTS
AVERAGE DIAMETER: 3 INCHES
RADICULAR CLASSIFICATION: GROWS IN STUMP
USES: FURNITURE AND MUSIC INSTRUMENTS, VERY APPRECIATED IN GARDENING.
CHARACTERISTICS: ATROVIOLACEA WHICH MEANS DARK PURPLE COLOR THAT IN THE LIGHT IT IS SEEN WITH PURPLE TINT, BUT IT IS MAINLY BLACK. IT HAS BIG LEAVES. THE WOOD IS BLACK, LONG-LASTING AND BEAUTIFUL. IN COLD WEATHER IT IS BLACKENED FASTER.


SCIENTIFIC NAME : BAMBUSA ERECTA O S.P
COMMON NAME: BAMBUSA S.P
FROM: ASIA
AVERAGE HEIGHT: 20 MTS
AVERAGE DIAMETER: 4 INCHES
RADICULAR CLASSIFICATION: GROWS IN STUMP
USES: CONSTRUCTION, FURNITURE, GARDENING
CHARACTERISTICS: BIG SIZE, THE CANES ARE STRAIGHTENED.


SCIENTIFIC NAME : CEPHALOSTACHYUM PERGRACILE
COMMON NAME: BURMESE BAMBOO
FROM: TAILANDIA
AVERAGE HEIGHT: 12 MTS
AVERAGE DIAMETER: 2 PULG
RADICULAR CLASSIFICATION: GROWS IN STUMP
USES: TO MAKE BASKETS, ATTIC’S FRAME, LIGHT CONSTRUCTIONS, FOR FOOD. THE BRACTS ARE USED AS AN INGREDIENT TO GIVE SOME FLAVOR FOR COOKING RICE.
CHARACTERISTICS: MEDIUM SIZE, THE CANES ARE STRAIGHT, ELASTIC WHICH EASILY IT CAN BE MADE STRIPES TO BE USED IN INDUSTRY. ONE ATTRACTIVE SPECIES, WITH MANY BRANCHES THAT EMERGE FROM TALLER NODES.


SCIENTIFIC NAME : SCHIZOSTACHYUM BRACHICLADUM
COMMON NAME: KUNING BAMBOO
FROM: INDONESIA
AVERAGE HEIGHT: 10-12 MTS
AVERAGE DIAMETER: 2-3 PUL
RADICULAR CLASSIFICATION: GROWS IN STUMP
USES: GARDENING, MUSIC INSTRUMENTS
CHARACTERISTICS: MEDIUM SIZE. THIS SPECIE IS BEAUTIFULLY MAGNIFICENT, THE CANES ARE YELLOW WITH GREEN STRIPES, AND THE LEAVES HAVE OCCASIONALLY WHITE STRIPES. IN BALI THIS BAMBOO IS SACRED.


SCIENTIFIC NAME : GIGANTOCHLOA APUS
COMMON NAME: PRING TALI
FROM: INDONESIA
AVERAGE HEIGHT: 25 MTS
AVERAGE DIAMETER: 3-4 INCHES
RADICULAR CLASSIFICATION: GROWS IN STUMP
USES: CONSTRUCTION, EROSION CONTROL
CHARACTERISTICS: IT IS KNOWN AS THE BAMBOO WITH LEATHER FLEXIBILITY, SPECIALLY THE YOUNGER STALKS. THIS SPECIE IN INDONESIA IS THE MOST IMPORTANT FOR CONSTRUCTION BECAUSE IT IS STRONG AND LONG-LASTING.


SCIENTIFIC NAME: GIGANTOCHLOA ATTER
FROM: JAVA ,INDONESIA
AVERAGE HEIGHT: 30 MTS
AVERAGE DIAMETER: 4-5 PULG
RADICULAR CLASSIFICATION:GROWS IN STUMP
USES: FURNITURE, FOR FOOD (THE SHOOTS ARE SWEET)
CHARACTERISTICS: BIG SIZE, STRONG CULMS AND STRAIGHT. THE BRACTS HAVE BLACK HAIRS.

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