Bamboo Species of Belize

Bamboo Species of Belize

4 genera, 4 species

This small flat country is the only one in Central America without any Chusquea species. Belize, however, is well known for the Guadua longifolia populations along the Belize river and its tributaries on the Yucatan Peninsula.

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Species Name



Guadua longifolia 20-50 mm 4-10 m
Merostachys pauciflora 35 mm
Otatea fimbriata
Rhipidocladum bartlettii 2-8 mm 2-10 m
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