EPPO Global Database

Dendrocalamus strictus(DDCST)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: DDCST
  • Preferred name: Dendrocalamus strictus
  • Authority: (Roxburgh) Nees


Western Asia, Himalayas, India to Indochina. A robust bamboo, extensively cultivated throughout tropical Asia. Mainstay of India's paper industry. Introduced in China (including Taiwan), Malesia, central Africa, Madagascar, Caribbean, Central America, Brazil

Common names
Name Language
Calcutta bamboo English
iron bamboo English
male bamboo English
solid bamboo English
Kalkuttabambus German
bambou mâle French
bambú de hierro Spanish
bambù dall'India Italian
ijzerbamboe Dutch
bambu-de-ferro Portuguese
bambu-macho Portuguese
järnbambu Swedish
дендрокаламус прямой Russian
калькуттский бамбук Russian