Comments on Bamboo Flowering

Shor, Betty
June 2011
Bamboo: The Magazine of the American Bamboo Society;Jun2011, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p5
The article discusses bamboo flowering, citing the gregarious flowering of Bambusa bambos as an example. It provides a list of B. bambos records from 1866 to 2008 which species from India, Panama and Australia. It shows the difficulty of establishing a reliable flowering interval for any bamboo species, and argues that seedlings from a specific bamboo plant tend to flower at the same time regardless of location.


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