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Genus species Common Name Max Ht
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Description Synonym Sources Pictures
Data
Clumper/Runner
ThamnocalamusClumping bamboos from the mountains of eastern Asia and Africa, similar to Fargesia.
Thamnocalamus
crassinodus
. 5.49 2.03 U U From Nepal and Tibet. Culm nodes swollen, branching very strong, some clones with small leaves. No auricles. Fargesia crassinodus Sources Picture
No Data
Clumper
Thamnocalamus
crassinodus
'Aristatus hort. US'
. 3.66 1.27 -12 3 US Plants grown as T. aristatus seem to be cultivars of T. crassinodus. T. aristatus is a synonym of T. spathiflorus. . Sources Picture
Data
Clumper
Thamnocalamus
crassinodus
'Kew Beauty'
. 4.57 1.91 -9 3 very small leaves on blue-grey canes which become red or brown with age. . Sources Picture
No Data
Clumper
Thamnocalamus
crassinodus
'Mendocino'
. 5.49 2.03 -12 3 Large very droopy blue-green leaves adorn blue culms with darker knobby nodes. Shoots purple. Fargesia crassinodus Sources Picture
No Data
Clumper
Thamnocalamus
crassinodus
'Merlyn'
. 7.62 2.54 -15 U Tallest and hardiest of several clones. . Sources Picture
No Data
Clumper
Thamnocalamus
nepalensis
'Nyalam'
. 2.44 1.27 -15 U From Tibet. Short, upright and hardy. No oral setae. Broad pendulous leaves. . Sources Picture
No Data
Clumper
Thamnocalamus
spathiflorus
. 4.88 2.03 -9 3 From the E Himalayas. Culms become very red. Foliage leaves with prominent oral setae. Less hardy. . Sources Picture
No Data
Clumper
Thamnocalamus
spathiflorus
aff. 'Shivapuri'
. U U -17 U . . Sources No Pics
No Data
Clumper

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