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Bamboo

1. An obsolete Indian unit of length approximately equivalent to 12.8 meters.

2. See: Dha.
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The giant bamboo plantation of the Philsaga Mining Corporation (PMC) visited on Thursday by the officials and technical men of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Bayugan lll, Rosario town, Agusan del Sur province.
A stranded composite giant bamboo product (most likely Bambusa atrovirens) was also included in the test.
A vigorous, fast-growing giant bamboo with smooth, bright green stems.
The area at Castel Froma in Lillington Road, Leamington, is fenced by a giant bamboo which makes noises in the wind and when moved by hand.
(Above: cherry blossom in Japan; Right: giant bamboo in Ceylon.)
The Malaysian ant Cataulacus muticus nests only inside the hollows of stalks of giant bamboo, which thrives in tropical humidity.
They're huge, big enough for a tree or giant bamboo and would really jazz up a dull patio.
Then we entered a dense forest filled with stinging nettles (spiny plants), giant bamboo, and delicate orchids.
Embossed "ostrich"-leather-covered chests accompanied giant bamboo poster beds draped with mosquito netting.
The regional office of the DENR commended the Philsaga Mining Corporation (PMC) for their continuing tree planting program where the company already planted more than one million trees of various species, including giant bamboo trees and fruit trees located in the municipalities of Rosario and Bunawan, both in Agusan del Sur and also in neighboring areas.
These include agoho, mahogany, giant bamboo, tiger kamagong, tiga, ipil, narra, and ironwood, as well as fruit-bearing trees like calamansi, rambutan, cashew, jackfruit, and cacao.