SCIENTIFIC NAME: GUADUA CHACOENSIS
COMMON NAME: GUADUA ATLANTICA
FROM: BRASIL, VALLE DEL CHACO
AVERAGE HEIGHT: 30 MTS
AVERAGE DIAMETER: 6 INCHES
RADICULAR CLASSIFICATION: GROWS IN STUMP
USES: CONSTRUCTION, FURNITURE, EROSION CONTROL, REFORESTATION
CHARACTERISTICS: HUGE SIZE, VERY PRICKLY WITH SIMILAR CHARACTERISTICS TO THE DENDROCALAMUS ASPER BECAUSE OF IT QUALITY AND STRENGTH.


SCIENTIFIC NAME : PHYLLOSTACHYS AUREA
COMMON NAME: GOLDEN BAMBOO
FROM: CHINA
AVARAGE HEIGHT: 10-12 MTS
AVERAGE DIAMETER: 1 – 2 INCHES
RADICULAR CLASSIFICATION: SLIDING
USES: FURNITURE, CEILING, EROSION CONTROL, IT IS USED IN FISHING AND AS A SOUND BARRIER.
CHARACTERISTICS: MEDIUM SIZE, VERY STRONG FIBER, FAST GROWTH. THIS TYPE OF BAMBOO CAN FORM VERY DENSE PLANTATIONS AND UNMANAGEABLE.


SCIENTIFIC NAME: PHYLLOSTACHYS AUREA KOI
FROM: CHINA
AVERAGE HEIGHT: 12 MTS
AVERAGE DIAMETER: 1 – 1.25 PULG
RADICULAR CLASSIFICATION: SLIDING
USES: EXCELLENT SCREEN FOR ISOLATION, FURNITURE.
CHARACTERISTICS: HUGE SIZE, ONE OF MOST INTERESTING SPECIES DUE TO ITS COLOR, AT THE BEGINNING IT IS GREEN AND WITH THE PASS OF THE YEARS IT TURNS YELLOW WITH GREEN FURROWS.


SCIENTIFIC NAME: CHIMONOBAMBUSA MARMOREA VARIEDAD VARIEGATA
FROM: ASIATICO, CHINA
AVERAGE HEIGHT: 1-2 MTS
AVERAGE DIAMETER: ½ INCHES
RADICULAR CLASSIFICATION: SLIDING
USES: ORNAMENTAL
CHARACTERISTICS: SMALL SIZE, IT IS ONE OF MOST COLORED BAMBOOS, THE CANES ARE BRIGHT YELLOW AND THEY TURN RED WHEN EXPOSED TO THE SUN.


SCIENTIFIC NAME: PHYLLOSTACHYS VIRIDIS
COMMON NAME: PIGSKIN BAMBOO
FROM: CHINA
AVERAGE HEIGHT: 14 MTS
AVERAGE DIAMETER: 3 INCHES
RADICULAR CLASSIFICATION:SLIDING
USES: FURNITURE, LIGHT STRUCTURES, EROSION CONTROL
CHARACTERISTICS: MEDIUM SIZE, IT IS DENOMINATED PIG’S SKIN BECAUSE IT TEXTURE FORMED BY DIMPLES IN THE STALKS. THIS BAMBOO FORMS A BIG GROVE.


SCIENTIFIC NAME: PHYLLOSTACHYS BAMBUSOIDES MADAKE
COMMON NAME: JAPANESE TIMBER BAMBOO
FROM: CHINA
AVERAGE HEIGHT: 15 MTS
AVERAGE DIAMETER: 2-3 INCHES
RADICULAR CLASSIFICATION:SLIDING
USES: FURNITURE, CONSTRUCTION, EROSION CONTROL
CHARACTERISTICS: GIANT SIZE, THE YOUNG PLANTS HAS LOWER BRANCHES, BUT ADULT PLANTS ARE FREE OF BRANCHES IN THE LOWER NODES. THE STALKS ARE GREEN AND SMOOTH. THE LEAVES ARE MEDIUM SIZE. THEY PREFER TO STAY EXPOSED TO THE SUN.

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