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BAMBOO SPECIES REFERENCE TABLE
Legend: Species Name - This is the Latinized name of the bamboos, following the naming convention of the American Bamboo Society.
Common Name - This is the common names used by gardeners and landscapers. NOTE: Not all bamboos have a common horticultral name assigned.
Max Ht - This is the maximum height that this species will reach when mature and grown under ideal conditions.
Max Dia - This is the maximum diameter that the culms will reach when mature and grown under ideal conditions.
Min Temp - This is the minimum temperature the bamboo will endure or how hardy the bamboo is, usually some damage will occur at these temps. See the hardiness zone map.
Sun Exp - The average sun exposure for maximum growth. 1=Total Shade to 5=Total Sun Exposure.
R or C - If the bamboo rhizome is Monopodial (running) or Sympodial (clumping).
Hedge - This rating will give an indication of how well suited this bamboo is for a Screen or Hedge.
Some Common Terms: Culm - The botanical name for the jointed and usually hollow stems of bamboos, sometimes referred to as a cane.
Rhizome - The root system of bamboos.
Monopodial or Running - A bamboo rhizome that extends away from the plant in a line. This type of rhizome produces shoots along it's axis.
Sympodial or Clumping - A bamboo rhizome that turns upward at the meristem, or growing tip, to form a new shoot. This type of rhizome forms a shrub like behavior.
Amphipodial - A rhizome that has both monopodial and sympodial characteristics.
We currently have 353 varieties of bamboo under cultivation, of which 303 are included below.