Bambusa is a medium to large size bamboo genus, and very popular among growers and cultivators. They are usually very strong and have thick culm walls, with small branches and small leaves.
Bambusa species are subtropical and tropical clumping bamboos native to: Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Burma, Thailand, Laos, Kampuchea, Vietnam, China, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Australia, and Madagascar.
Common Names for Bambusa Species
Bamboo growers and garden books frequently refer to bamboos by their 'common names'. Below you'll find a table with the most common English names for Bambusa and their correct scientific names.
More common names in English can be found here: Common Bamboo Names.