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  • In the eastern forests palms, bamboos, lianas and tree-ferns, as well as species of Dracaena, are found.
  • The ancient name of the town of Belgaum was Venugrama, which is said to be derived from the bamboos that are characteristic of its neighbourhood.
  • Still farther removed are the bamboos of the tropics, the columnar stems of which reach to the height of forest trees.
  • In some bamboos they are very numerous from the lower nodes of the erect culms, and pass downwards to the soil, whilst those from the upper nodes shrivel up and form circles of spiny fibres.
  • In grasses of temperate climates branching is rare at the upper nodes of the culm, but it is characteristic of the bamboos and many tropical grasses.
 

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