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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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Toxorhynchites (Lynchiella) guadeloupensis (Dyar & Knab): PNI, 1 F, 2 Pe, 1 Le, collected from internodes of the giant bamboo (Guadua chacoensis) (25[degrees]33' 47" S, 54[degrees]17' 45" W), V/17/2006.
Water iris, horsetail, elephant ears plants, canna lilies and giant bamboo provide greenery and color to the natural setting.
Mixing serenely with giant bamboo are bird's-nest ferns and potted pink azaleas.
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.