Thyrsostachys

THYRSOSTACHYS is a genus of moderate size. Tropical, clumping bamboo with rather small leaves and persistent culm sheaths.

Genus speciesMax HeightMax DiameterMinimum TemperatureComments/Description
T.siamensis40′3″25FOne of the most graceful bamboos known. Culm walls very thick, almost solid. Sheath persistent. Culms used for umbrella handles.
T.oliveri60′6″25FA large tufted elegant bamboo. Culms straight bright green with whitish silky surface when young, dull green or yellowish on maturity.
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