Bamboo species of the genus Chimonobambusa are running bamboos with swollen nodes that bear thorns in many species, they have 3 branches at the nodes.
Chimonobambusa bamboos grow native in: China, Burma, Vietnam and Japan.
In China and Japan they refer to this genus as "square bamboo". Several species have been introduced in Europe and the USA and are grown in cultivation.
Common Names for Chimonobambusa Species
Bamboo growers and garden books frequently refer to bamboos by their 'common name'. Below you’ll find a table with the most common English names for Chimonobambusa and their correct scientific names.
More common names in English can be found here: Common Bamboo Names.
|Marbled Bamboo||Chimonobambusa marmorea|
|Square Bamboo||Chimonobambusa quadrangularis|
Recently Corrected Names in the Genus Chimonobambusa
Bamboo species tables are monitored and improved each year by a wide group of experts. Below you’ll find the latest updates for the genera Chimonobambusa.
|Chimonobambusa falcata||Himalayacalamus hookerianus|
|Qiongzhuea tumidissinoda||Chimonobambusa tumidissinoda|
|Tetragonocalamus angulatus||Chimonobambusa quadrangularis|