University of the Philippines Baguio Herbarium
Bambusa bambos

Bambusa bambos (L.) Voss  [Unverified Identification]

Family Poaceae
Local Name Indian bamboo; Kawayan ti away; Tinik-tinik
Habit HERB (Grass, Bamboo)
Habitat Settled areas at low and medium altitude
Special Notes Flowers with 2 glumes, paleas slightly longer than lemma, 2 keeled, ciliate, stamens 6, stigmas 3, spikelets lanceolate, 2.4cm long, 6mm wide, glumes 2, long ovary, one of the 3 spiny sp.
Ethnobotanical Uses CONSTRUCTION: used for furniture, house fixtures, and furnishings;
Collected from Lubong, Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, Region I (Ilocos Region).
Collector(s) Mae Fely Flordeliza Dasalla