Bamboo – Gigantochloa levis

Gigantochloa levis

Specimens available from the Philippines.

Uses:

  • This bamboo is used in rough house construction, as framework, and are split for plaiting walls;
  • Used for handicrafts;
  • Also used for making rafts, fish traps, outriggers and fish pens;
  • Used for pulp for paper;
  • Young shoots are edible and of good quality.

Gigantochloa levis