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Genus species Common Name Max Ht
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Description Synonym Sources Pictures
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Clumper/Runner
HimalayacalamusClump-forming mountain bamboos from the Himalayas with attractive culms and lush foliage.
Himalayacalamus
cupreus
. 6.10 3.17 -6 U Named for the copper colored hairs on the culm sheaths. Growth habit similar to H. falconeri 'Damarapa' with less arching at the top. . Sources Picture
No Data
Clumper
Himalayacalamus
falconeri
. 9.14 3.30 -9 3 US clone is from Damarapa with no stripes. Also see Drepanostachyum sengteeanum. Drepanostachyum sengteeanum Sources Picture
No Data
Clumper
Himalayacalamus
falconeri
'Damarapa'
CANDY-STRIPE BAMBOO 6.10 5.08 -9 2 Beautiful cultivar with masses of leaves on long, slender branchlets. Culms green, striped with yellow or lavender-pink. Formerly misidentified, and Drepanostachyum hookerianum. Species stil uncertain. Drepanostachyum hookerianum Sources Picture
No Data
Clumper
Himalayacalamus
fimbriatus
. U U U U . . Sources Picture
No Data
Clumper
Himalayacalamus
hookerianus
BLUE BAMBOO 6.10 2.03 -6 2 Light blue culms become blue-purple in first winter. Formaly sold as Drepanostachyum falcatum. Named seedling clones have not maintained differences when mature. Drepanostachyum falcatum Sources Picture
No Data
Clumper
Himalayacalamus
intermedius
. U U U U The new stems are bright blue, tender leaves and more beautifully, overhang that stature. . Sources Picture
No Data
Clumper
Himalayacalamus
planatus
. 6.10 1.27 -9 3 From C Nepal. As H. falconeri but with rougher culm sheaths. Split from H. asper. Previously Neomicrocalamus microphyllus. H. asper Sources Picture
No Data
Clumper
Himalayacalamus
porcatus
. 6.10 2.54 -6 3 From Nepal. Grows above 2000 meters. Tight clumper, finely ridged internodes. . Sources Picture
No Data
Clumper

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