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Descriptor English: Bambusa
Descriptor Spanish: Bambusa
Descriptor Portuguese: Bambusa
Descriptor French: Bambusa
Entry term(s): Bambusas
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.822.066
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D031723
Scope note: A plant genus of the family POACEAE. Young shoots are eaten in Asian foods while the stiff mature stems are used for construction of many things. The common name of bamboo is also used for other genera of Poaceae including Phyllostachys, SASA, and Dendrocalamus.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
DeCS ID: 37017
Unique ID: D031723
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/02
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Bambusa - Preferred
Concept UI M0398685
Scope note A plant genus of the family POACEAE. Young shoots are eaten in Asian foods while the stiff mature stems are used for construction of many things. The common name of bamboo is also used for other genera of Poaceae including Phyllostachys, SASA, and Dendrocalamus.
Preferred term Bambusa
Entry term(s) Bambusas



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