THYRSOSTACHYS is a genus of moderate size. Tropical, clumping bamboo with rather small leaves and persistent culm sheaths.
|Genus species||Max Height||Max Diameter||Minimum Temperature||Comments/Description|
|T.siamensis||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.|