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Dendrocalamus giganteus (giant bamboo), Peradeniya Gardens, 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/74

Scope and Contents

276 x 210 mm. Showing a large clump of giant bamboos growing on the bank of the Mahaweli Ganga in the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. The largest of the bamboo family and attaining a height of 100-120 feet, this species is a native of Burma and was introduced into the gardens in 1858. This photograph is dated 1889 on the reverse.


  • Creation: 1889


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2015-01-23 11:28:29+00:00

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