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Types of Bamboo

Actinocladum
Actinocladum

Actinocladum is a South American species of bamboo in the grass family. Species. The only known species is Actinocladum verticillatum.

Arthrostylidiinae
Arthrostylidiinae

The Arthrostylidiinae is a subtribe of bamboo (tribe Bambuseae of the family Poaceae).

Arundinarieae
Arundinarieae

Arundinaria, commonly known as canes, is a genus of bamboo in the grass family. The question of which bamboo species should be included in Arundinaria has been debated for many years.

Athroostachys
Athroostachys

Athroostachys is a Brazilian genus of bamboo in the grass family. The only known species is Athroostachys capitata, native to Brazil (States of Bahia, Mato Grosso, Paran á ...

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Bambusa
Bambusa

Bambusa is a large genus of clumping bamboos. Most species of Bambusa are rather large, with numerous branches emerging from the nodes, and one or two much larger than the rest. The branches can be as long as 11 m (35 ft).

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Bashania
Bashania

The culms are very erect and also very tolerant of wind, making this bamboo an excellent wind break. The leaves are thick, long, and broad. The culm sheaths are somewhat persistent, but fall off eventually. Bashania fargesii is a vigorous runner, even in heavy Oregon clay soil.

Chimonocalamus
Chimonocalamus

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Chusquea
Chusquea

It is a very diverse species of bamboo, native to a wide range of Chile and Argentina. Notice the plant's different characteristics shown on the photos on this page. Middle page is a picture of an upright Chusquea culeou in Alameda, California. Below is a photo taken in Southern Chile.

Chusquea Falcata
Chusquea Falcata

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Chusquea Loxensis
Chusquea Loxensis

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Chusquea Maclurei
Chusquea Maclurei

Chusquea is a genus of evergreen bamboos in the grass family. Most of them are native to mountain habitats in Latin America, from Mexico to southern Chile and Argentina.

Davidsea
Davidsea

Bamboo is used for crafting the bows, called yumi, and arrows used in the Japanese martial art kyudo. Bamboo is sometimes used to craft the limbs of the longbow and recurve bow used in traditional archery, and to make superior weapons for bowhunting and target archery. The first gunpowder-based weapons, such as the fire lance, were made of bamboo.

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Decaryochloa Diadelpha
Decaryochloa Diadelpha

Decaryochloa is a genus of Madagascan bamboo in the grass family.. There is only one known species, Decaryochloa diadelpha, found only in Madagascar. References

Dendrocalamus
Dendrocalamus

Bamboo species of the genus Dendrocalamus are large clump-forming subtropical bamboos with large branches and leaves, and are usually tick-walled. Most species prefer high humidity and mountain areas.

Dendrocalamus Giganteus
Dendrocalamus Giganteus

Dendrocalamus giganteus also known as Giant Bamboo or Dragon Bamboo is a giant tropical and subtropical clumping species native to Myanmar (Burma), Bhutan, China and Thailand. It is considered the tallest bamboo in the world.

Fargesia
Fargesia

Growing Fargesia (Non-running Bamboo) Latin Name Pronunciation: far-jeez'-ee-ah Spacing: 3–12´ Fargesias are non-invasive, clumping Bamboos that do not need to be contained.

Ferrocalamus
Ferrocalamus

Ferrocalamus (iron bamboo) is a genus of Chinese bamboo in the grass family. endemic to China. The plant is known only from southern Yunnan, at elevations of 900 to 1,200 m above sea level. Taxonomy. The genus Ferrocalamus is related to Indocalamus. However, Ferrocalamus is ...

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Gigantochloa
Gigantochloa

Gigantochloa atroviolacea, also known as Java Black Bamboo or Tropical Black Bamboo, is a dense tropical clumping bamboo native to Java, Indonesia. This bamboo species prefers to grow in dry areas where the purplish black color of its culms becomes more prominent.

Glaziophyton
Glaziophyton

Glaziophyton is a Brazilian genus of bamboo in the grass family.. Species. The only known species is Glaziophyton mirabile, native to the State of Rio de Janeiro in southeastern Brazil.

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Guaduinae
Guaduinae

For centuries bamboo has been used in everyday life and in many different cultures throughout the world. A gigantic and extraordinary type, known as Guadua angustifolia 'Kunth', is considered one of the 20 best bamboo species in the world.

Hickelia
Hickelia

Bamboo is used for crafting the bows, called yumi, and arrows used in the Japanese martial art kyudo. Bamboo is sometimes used to craft the limbs of the longbow and recurve bow used in traditional archery, and to make superior weapons for bowhunting and target archery. The first gunpowder-based weapons, such as the fire lance, were made of bamboo.

Himalayacalamus
Himalayacalamus

Himalayacalamus falconeri 'Damarapa' does best in cool coastal areas. In 1998, we planted a 'Damarapa' at the Portland Classical Chinese Garden in Portland, OR which has now grown to over 12 feet tall in 2005.

Hitchcockella
Hitchcockella

Hitchcockella baronii is a species of bamboo, the only known species of the genus Hitchcockella. It is found in Madagascar and was first described by Aimée Antoinette Camus in 1925.

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Leptocanna
Leptocanna

Species and Varieties of Bamboo ... Bamboos of Thailand. Search this site. ... but the presence of a leptomorph rhizome rules out to be a species of Leptocanna or ...

Phyllostachys
Phyllostachys

Phyllostachys (/ ˌ f ɪ l oʊ ˈ s t æ k ɪ s, - l ə-, - ˈ s t eɪ-/) is a genus of Asian bamboo in the grass family. Many of the species are found in central and southern China, with a few species in northern Indochina and in the Himalayas.

Phyllostachys Aurea
Phyllostachys Aurea

Phyllostachys aurea Common names: Fish pole Bamboo, Golden Bamboo ... Phyllostachys aurea can be an aggressive spreader in hot climates, ... Back to Phyllostachys

Phyllostachys Edulis
Phyllostachys Edulis

Phyllostachys Edulis ‘Moso’ is the largest temperate bamboo on earth. This species is slow to get established and is best suited for the southeastern U.S. ‘Moso’ culm (cane) sheath is very dark, spotted and hairy and easy to recognize.

Phyllostachys Nigra
Phyllostachys Nigra

Phyllostachys nigra Common name: "Black Bamboo" Expected Height: 20 to 35 feet Diameter: 2.25 inches Hardiness: 5° F USDA Zone recommended 7 through 10. With jet black culms and feathery green leaves, this is perhaps our most sought after bamboo.

Pleioblastus
Pleioblastus

Pleioblastus is an East Asian genus of monopodial bamboos in the grass family. ... This Bamboo article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it

Pseudosasa Japonica
Pseudosasa Japonica

Pseudosasa japonica. Pseudosasa japonica, common names Arrow bamboo and Japanese arrow bamboo, is a species of bamboo. Contents. Common Name. Pseudosasa japonica's common name, "arrow bamboo" or "Japanese arrow bamboo" results from the Japanese Samurai using its hard and stiff canes for their arrows.

Pseudostachyum
Pseudostachyum

Pseudostachyum polymorphum (thin-walled bamboo) is an Asian species of bamboo in the grass family. It is the only known species of the genus Pseudostachyum. The plant is found in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand, and southern China (Yunnan, Guangdong, Guangxi). ...

Racemobambodinae
Racemobambodinae

Bamboo is the largest member of the grass family. ... Racemobambodinae; Popular Types of Bamboos and Their Uses. Scaffolding and Construction.

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Sasa
Sasa

Sasa Makino & Shibata: Species; Sasa kagamiana; Sasa borealis; Sasa kurilensis - 'Simofuri', fallen snow; Sasa nagimontana - muroi; Sasa oshidensis; Sasa palmata - broadleaf bamboo; Sasa senanensis; Sasa tsuboiana; Sasa veitchii - kuma-zasa; etc.

Schizostachyum
Schizostachyum

Bamboo species of the genus Schizostachyum are tall or shrub-like tropical clumping, and sometimes climbing bamboos. They grow native in the tropical and subtropical regions from Madagascar to the Pacific Islands with South-East Asia as the centre of distribution.

Semiarundinaria Fastuosa
Semiarundinaria Fastuosa

Maximum Height: 35 feet Expected Northwest Height: 25 feet Diameter: 1.5 inches Hardiness: -5º F USDA zone 6b through 10 S. fastuosa is the largest hardy bamboo in the Pacific Northwest that is not a Phyllostachys.

Shibataea
Shibataea

Find help & information on Shibataea kumasaca ruscus-leaved bamboo from the RHS

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Sinobambusa Tootsik
Sinobambusa Tootsik

Sinobambusa tootsik Albostriata 'Striped Temple' Classification: Running bamboo ... A very rare beautiful bamboo with a very elegant way of holding its leaves.

Temburongia
Temburongia

Temburongia is a genus of bamboo from the Sultanate of Brunei on the Island of Borneo. It is usually classified in the subtribe Shibataeinae, ...

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