Even though this is an often requested feature since early 2011, and labelled as a small improvement only, such nested/recursive expansion of variables is still not available in Bamboo as of today, so you might want to watch/vote/comment on the resp. issue accordingly:
Depending on your specific scenario, you might be able to address your use case with the (commercial) Nested Variables for Bamboo add-on, which allows to Re-use variables and Unlimited nesting of variables:
There is no limit to the nesting of variables. The add-on will continue to replace nested variables until it can no longer find a correct value. [...]
However, as already mentioned in the issue, this add-on is only available for Bamboo Server due to 3rd party add-ons not being supported in Bamboo Cloud yet either.
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