Bamboo plantations have been raised in Sargodha, Mandi Bhaudin, Kasur, Lahore, Khusab and Jhang areas of Punjab province. Most of the plantations have been raised under agro-forestry system on private farms. I have also seen Bamboo Plants on my way to Burewala.

Here is a list of 16 bamboo species that are found in the country,

1: Dendrocalamus strictus
2: Dendrocalamus giganteus
3: Dendrocalamus hamiltonii
4: Dendrocalamus longispathus
5: Melocanna bambusides
6: Arundinaria falcata
7: Bambusa arundinacea
8: Bambusa tulda
9: Bambusa polymorpha
10: Bambusa vulgaris
11: Bambusa nutans
12: Phyllostachys aurea.
13: Phyllostachys pubescens
14: Phyllostachys aureosulcata
15: Bambusa bambos
16: B. multiplex

It is said that the bamboo plant reflects the strength, determination and courage of the Asian people.Its much exalted qualities are resilience, versatility, durability and usefulness.

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