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Vanshah (Sanskrit: वंशः)

Poaceae (formerly and, also known as Gramineae; grass family) » Bambusa vulgaris

 

bam-BOO-suh -- a name for bamboo; an erroneous pronunciation of the Indian word bambu

vul-GAIR-iss -- common

 

commonly known as: common bamboo, dragon-head bamboo, feathery bamboo, golden bamboo, green-culmed bamboo, surinam bamboo, surinam dwarf bamboo, unarmed bamboo, yellow bamboo • Assamese: বংশ baansh • Bengali: বাঁশ baansha • Gujarati: બામ્બુ baambu, વાંસ vaans • Hindi: बांस baans, बम्बू bambu, बंस buns • Kannada: ಬಿದಿರು bidiru, ವಂಶ vamsha • Kashmiri: बैँस् bains, बाँस् bons, वंशः vanshah • Konkani: वासो vaaso, वसो vaso • Lushai: raw-thing • Malayalam: മഞ്ഞമുള manjamula • Manipuri: ৱা wa • Marathi: बांबू baamboo, कळक kalaka, कळंक kalanka, वेळू velu • Nepalese: बाँस् baans • Pali: वंश vansa • Punjabi: ਬੰਝ banjh, ਬਾਂਸ baans • Sanskrit: वम्भः vambhah, वंशः vamsh • Tamil: நாமதாரி nama-tari, வெள்ளைமூங்கில் vellai-munkil • Telugu: కర్మారము karmaramu, వెదురు veduru • Urdu: بانس baans, بمبو bambu, نبس buns

 

Native of: probable origin s-e Asia; widely cultivated in tropics

 

 

References: Flowers of IndiaNPGS / GRINTopTropicalsDave's GardenM.M.P.N.D.DDSA

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Taken on April 20, 2007