flowering of bamboos (was crocus sativus)

Youngs youngs.aberdeen@btinternet.com
Wed, 05 Dec 2012 05:57:25 PST
was Crocus sativus
Peter Taggart (Wed, 05 Dec 2012 00:23:33 PST)

Is it known what synchronises the flowering of various bamboos yet?
Peter (UK)

This paper is  quite interesting: 

Mast Flowering and Semelparity in Bamboos: The Bamboo Fire Cycle Hypothesis 

find it here  http://werc.usgs.gov/fileHandler.ashx/… 

Maggi Young

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