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Bamboo

Scientific name: Bambuseae

Description:

Used for building roads, make clothes and accessories. It is hazardous because it is fast growing and is hard to get rid of. It's important because it is used to build houses and feed people and animals. Origin from China, Polynesians came to hawaii bringing bamboo. Then the Hawaiians used it for mats, fans, fishing poles and making canoes.

Habitat:

Bamboos habitats are adaptable. The habitat needs a good supply of water source and places where there are tall trees and cliffs

Notes:

Species Identification Sheet Common name: bamboo, Ohe (in Hawaiian) Scientific name: BambuseaeGOOD,CAN YOUR FIND A SPECIES NAME? Geographic area of origin: china Common uses/hazards/importance: Used for building roads, make clothes and accessories. It is hazardous because it is fast growing and is hard to get rid of. It's important because it is used to build houses and feed people and animals. Date and method of arrival in Hawaii: polynesians brought it on canoes, making the arrival about 500 AD Indigenous? Yes/no. No Endemic? Yes/no. No Invasive? Yes/no. No Other interesting historical, cultural, or ecological information: China came into hawaii and brought bamboo. When they did the Hawaiians used it for mats, fans, fishing poles and making canoes.

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smuknuts
smuknuts 6 years ago

Cheeeee

Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, USA

Lat: 21.31, Long: -157.81

Spotted on Aug 20, 2012
Submitted on Oct 8, 2012

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