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Yellow Groove Bamboo

arron kcchin at pacific.net.sg
Wed Mar 1 11:51:04 EST 2000

Dan & Annemarie Burke wrote:
> Does anyone here know much about bamboo?

There is a plant known as Goldern Groove Bamboo 
Phyllostachys aureosulcata, 
   "Golden/yellow groove bamboo"

3-10m x3-4cm Groves on clum internode yellow, variety, yellow or gold
much used in ornemental. Very hardy species, and can withstand frost and 
cold temperature -20C, Origin China.
In USA is  used as fishing pole and for staking. Wood not very good quality.

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