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Bambusa pervariabilis viridistriata

Bambusa vulgaris Wamin

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Species - Thyrsostachys

Thyrsostachys is a genus of moderate size. Tropical, clumping bamboo with rather small leaves and persistent culm sheaths.

Bamboo Name  Max. Height Max. Dia. Min. Temp. Comments / Description

40' 3" 25F

One of the most graceful bamboos known. Culm walls very thick, almost solid. Sheath persistent. Culms used for umbrella handles.

T.oliveri 60' 6" 25F

A large tufted elegant bamboo. Culms straight bright green with whitish silky surface when young, dull green or yellowish on maturity.

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