Comments on Bamboo Flowering

Shor, Betty
June 2007
Bamboo: The Magazine of the American Bamboo Society;Jun2007, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p7
The article reports on the comments on a flowering bamboo, Fargesis nitida, by Betty Shor. The author has various records and interpretations about this specie. In the flowering list of 2000 in Great Britain, Mike Bell recorded numerous observations with viable seed. Mike Bell in the British flowering list of 2001, said partial flowering has been recorded with full flowering only twice. In Germany in 2005, Max Riedelsheimer recorded four different clones are in various stages of flowering.


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