Gigantochloa apus Kurz. Gramineae. Bamboo.
Java. The young shoots are used as a vegetable.
Gigantochloa ater Kurz. Bamboo.
Java. This bamboo in Java attains a height of 70 feet and is extensively cultivated. The young shoots afford a culinary vegetable.
Gigantochloa robusta Kurz. Bamboo.
Malay. This bamboo attains the height of a hundred feet. The young shoots are used as a vegetable.
Gigantochloa verticillata Munro. Bamboo.
Java. The plant grows to a height of 120 feet, with stems nearly a foot thick. This is one of the most extensively cultivated of ail Asiatic bamboos. The young shoots are used as a culinary vegetable.
Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.