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Arundo


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(family Poaceae)

A genus of reeds that includes A. donax which may attain 7 m and is utilized for baskets, etc., and formerly for arrow shafts. It is also good for making paper. Gardeners' garters is a variegated horticultural variety. There are 3 species, found in the Mediterranean region and Taiwan.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.


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