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2007-03-21 15:46:43

DES MOINES, Iowa -- A new species of North American bamboo was recently discovered by Iowa State University and University of North Carolina botanists, making it the third known native species of the hardy grass in the United States. The "hill cane" was discovered in the Appalachian Mountains. It's different from the other two native species of bamboo, which were discovered more than 200 years ago, because it drops its leaves in the fall. "We tend to think that we ... know our own...


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2009-04-23 10:56:12

Guadua is a moderate to very large species of thorny clumping bamboo in the Neotropics genus. The physical size of the Guadua angustifolia makes it the largest Neotropic bamboo. This genus is similar to Bambusa and is sometimes classified in the Bambusa category. This bamboo is intensely dominant in the Amazon basin and the Orinoco basin. Typically, it grows in low altitudes below 1,640 yards, but has been discovered in higher altitudes of up to 2,700 yards. Lowland tropical and...

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