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  Dendrocalamus strictus
 
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  Family: POACEAE/GRAMINEAE
  Citation:  Dendrocalamus strictus (Roxb.) Nees, Linnaea 9: 476. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 7: 404. 1897; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1858(1286). 1934; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 350. 1982; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 534. 1988; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 926. 1990; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 819. 1997; Seethalakshmi & Muktesh, Bamboos India 129. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 345. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 390. 2002; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 966. 2009. Bambos stricta Roxb., Pl. Corom. 1: 58, t. 80. 1798.
  Malayalam Name(s): Cheriyamula, Kalmula, Illi, Kallanmula, Kalmunjil, Karimkarana, Karingalimula, Karikana, Mula
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Male bamboo, Solid bamboo
  Description: Culms to 15 m high, unarmed. Leaves to 16 x 1.5 cm, ovate-lanceolate, apex long acuminate, spinescent; ligule dentate. Heads of spikelets globose, to 2.5 cm across; spikelets 6 mm long, ovate, lower glume 4 mm, upper 4.5 mm, ovate, lemmas 2, 5 mm, broadly ovate with a mucro; stamens 6, filaments free, 0.2 mm, anthers 2.5 mm, oblong.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-January
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Malappuram, Kannur, Kozhikkode, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Deciduous forests, also grown in the plains
  Distribution: Indian subcontinent and Java
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s):
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Palapetty, Parambikulam, Chandanathode, Vazhikadavu, Saivila
   
 
   
 
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