OTATEA is a genus of American bamboo found from central Mexico to Central America.

Genus speciesMax HeightMax DiameterMinimum TemperatureComments/Description
O.acuminata acuminata15′3/4″28FSomewhat smaller and more delicate than O.acuminata. It comes from the hot, humid lowlands of eastern Mexico.
O.acuminata aztecorum20′1.5″22FThe long narrow leaves are produced in such abundance that they almost completely obscure the culm. Clumps open with culms spaced up to 1 or 2 feet.
O.fimbriata14′3/4″24FSimilar to O.acuminata aztecorum but leaves are larger, up to a foot long and ¾” wide.
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