Kamba (Muangi); Kikuyu (Murangi); Kipsigis (Terga); Luo (Mwodi); Maasai (Oldiani); Marakwet (Terga); Nandi (Tegat); Ogiek (Tegat); Sabaot (Tegendet): Swahili (Mwanzi); Taita (Mrangi)
General Information about the Tree:
Propagation and Tree Management
- Bamboo may be used as fodder.
- Making of furniture
- Source of poles for construction, utensils, food (shoots), fencing, and handicraft, (basketry)
- Soil conservation
Pests and Diseases
There is no information about the disease and pests that affect A. alpine. It is not a serious problem though.