About Bamboo
Species Table
Bamboo Events
Plant Sources
Bamboo Q & A
Bamboo Links
Bamboo Art
Bamboo Uses
Join the ABS
Contact Us

Bambusa pervariabilis viridistriata

Bambusa vulgaris Wamin

Click here to view Species Table...!

Species - Otatea

OTATEA is a genus of American bamboo with two known species.

Bamboo Name  Max. Height Max. Dia. Min. Temp. Comments / Description
O.acuminata acuminata 15' .75" 28F

Somewhat smaller and more delicate than O.acuminata

O.acuminata aztecorum
20' 1.5" 22F

The long narrow leaves are produced in such abundance that they almost completely obscure the culm. Open clumps.

O.fimbriata 14' .75" 24F

Similar to O.acuminata aztecorum but leaves are larger, up to a foot long and " wide.

Copyright 2006, Florida Caribbean Chapter of the American Bamboo Society, 7810 SW 118 STREET, Miami, FL 33156-4435.