University of the Philippines Baguio Herbarium
Bambusa bambos

Bambusa bambos (L.) Voss  [Unverified Identification]

Family Poaceae
Local Name Kanayang-tinik (Tagalog); Kanayan (Ilokano)
Habit HERB (Grass, Bamboo)
Habitat Areas at low and medium temperature
Special Notes Basal portion of culm with roots and rhizomes; flowers at long intervals
Ethnobotanical Uses CONSTRUCTION: culms are used for construction; FOOD: the young shoots are edible;
Collected from San Fabian, Pangasinan, Region I (Ilocos Region).
Collector(s) Mariel Soriano