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Arundo donax

Arundo donax

(Giant Reed, Bamboo Reed)

FAMILY

Poaceae

Species

Arundo donax

Common name(s)

Giant Reed, Bamboo Reed

Flower colour; life form

Grass, erect to 8 m tall

Distinguishing features

This “bamboo-like” grass grows from suckers. Leaves arise in 2 rows along the stem. Inflorescence is a dense fluffy panicle 30-60 cm long.

Arundo donax