Bamboo – Schizostachyum tesselatum

Schizostachyum tesselatum

This bamboo is indigenous to Solomon Islands.


  • This bamboo is used for light construction  for house walling, rafters and battens for affixing thatch;
  • Used for shelving and scaffolding, fencing and poultry pens;
  • Also used for fishing rods, nose flutes, yam stakes or trellising, makeshift spears, cooking and water containers.