University of the Philippines Baguio Herbarium
Bambusa vulgaris

Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex J.C.Wendl.

Family Poaceae
Local Name Kawayan
Habit HERB (Grass, Bamboo)
Habitat Terrestrial
Special Notes Culms are woody, hollow, rarely solid
Ethnobotanical Uses FOOD: used for consumption; CONSTRUCTION: used in making furnitures and houses;
Collected from Sierra Madre (Mountain range), Casiguran, Aurora, Region III (Central Luzon).
Collector(s) Mary Coleen Salvador
Identification Verified By Blas F. Hernaez-(2002-11-26)-(Bambusa vulgaris)-(n/a)