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Useful Tropical Plants

Kinabaluchloa nebulosa

K.M.Wong

Poaceae

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General Information

Kinabaluchloa nebulosa is an evergreen, perennial, clump-forming bamboo growing 7 - 20 metres tall. The thin-walled, woody culms are 15 - 25mm in diameter with internodes 40 - 105cm long. Erect at the base, the culms become leaning and often become entangled in the tree crowns[
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Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
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Website
http://proseanet.org/
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0
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Description
Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
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1016
Title
Four New Genera of Bamboos (Gramineae: Bambusoideae) from Malesia
Publication
Kew Bulletin Vol 48, No. 3 pp 517 - 532
Author
Wong K.M.
Website
http://www.jstor.org/stable/4118719
Publisher
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; London
Year
1993
ISBN
 
Description
Several new bamboo species are described.
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The plant is harvested from the wild for making traditional musical instruments.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

1016
Title
Four New Genera of Bamboos (Gramineae: Bambusoideae) from Malesia
Publication
Kew Bulletin Vol 48, No. 3 pp 517 - 532
Author
Wong K.M.
Website
http://www.jstor.org/stable/4118719
Publisher
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; London
Year
1993
ISBN
 
Description
Several new bamboo species are described.

Range

Southeast Asia - Borneo (Sabah, Brunei)

Habitat

An understorey plant in lower montane forest[
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Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://proseanet.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
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Properties

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HabitEvergreen Bamboo
Height8.00 m
PollinatorsWind
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The long, thin-walled internodes are used for making musical instruments[
310
Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://proseanet.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
].

Propagation

Seed -

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