Chusquea

Chusquea

135 Species

Bamboo species of the genus Chusquea are mountain clumping bamboos native to the tropics and subtropics of South and Central America. Unlike most other bamboos, the stems of Chusquea species are solid, not hollow.

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Species Name

Diameter

Height

Chusquea abietifolia 7 m
Chusquea acuminata
Chusquea affinis
Chusquea albilanata 10-15 mm 3-5 m
Chusquea amistadensis 20 mm 1-2 m
Chusquea andina 0.7 m
Chusquea anelythra 4 mm
Chusquea anelytroides 6-10 m
Chusquea angustifolia 2-12 mm 0.1-1 m
Chusquea aperta 10 mm 1-2 m
Chusquea argentina 3-4 mm 3 m
Chusquea aspera 10-15 m
Chusquea attenuata
Chusquea baculifera 10 mm 2-3 m
Chusquea bahiana 10-17 mm 5-6 m
Chusquea bambusoides 6 mm 10 m
Chusquea bambusoides var. minor 3 mm
Chusquea barbata 2 mm
Chusquea bilimekii 30 mm 3-4 m
Chusquea bradei 2-10 mm 3-6 m
Chusquea caparaoensis 25 mm 4.5 m
Chusquea capitata
Chusquea capituliflora 5 mm
Chusquea capituliflora var. pubescens
Chusquea circinata 10-25 mm 3-7 m
Chusquea coronalis 15-20 mm 6-10 m
Chusquea culeou 30 mm 1-8 m
Chusquea culeou 'Tenuis' 2 m
Chusquea culeou f. Iongiramea
Chusquea cumingii 2.5-3 m
Chusquea deficiens 7-8 mm
Chusquea deflexa 8 mm 1-2 m
Chusquea delicatula 4 mm 3 m
Chusquea depauperata 5 mm 1.3 m
Chusquea dombeyana 5 mm 3 m
Chusquea effusa 1-8 m
Chusquea erecta 10 mm 1.5-2.5 m
Chusquea exasperata 13-25 mm 10-12 m
Chusquea falcata 10-15 mm 3-6 m
Chusquea fasciculata
Chusquea fendleri
Chusquea fernandeziana
Chusquea foliosa 20-50 mm 3-20 m
Chusquea galeottiana 15 mm 15 m
Chusquea gigantea
Chusquea glauca 10 mm 5-6 m
Chusquea gracilis 18 mm
Chusquea graniflora 18 m
Chusquea heterophylla 10-15 mm 1-2 m
Chusquea huantensis
Chusquea ibiramae
Chusquea inamoena
Chusquea juergensii 7-15 mm 2-4 m
Chusquea lanceolata 20 mm 6-8 m
Chusquea latifolia 15 mm 40 m
Chusquea lehmannii 15-45 mm 3-6 m
Chusquea lehmannii subsp. lehmannii
Chusquea lehmannii subsp. farinosa
Chusquea leonardiorum 4-25 mm 2-4 m
Chusquea leptophylla 2 mm
Chusquea liebmannii 10-25 mm 3-10 m
Chusquea Iigulata
Chusquea Iinearis
Chusquea Iondonlae 15-20 mm 7-9 m
Chusquea longifolia 20-60 mm 5-15 m
Chusquea Iongiligulata 20-30 mm 10 m
Chusquea Iongipendula 6-12 m
Chusquea Iongiprophylla 10-15 mm 5-10 m
Chusquea Iorentziana
Chusquea Ioxensis 3-5 mm 1-1.5 m
Chusquea maclurei 25 mm 4-8 m
Chusquea macrostachya
Chusquea maculata 10-30 mm 4-12 m
Chusquea meyeriana
Chusquea microphylla 3-5 mm 0.5-1 m
Chusquea mimosa 7- 25 mm 1.5-4 m
Chusquea mimosa subsp. mimosa
Chusquea mimosa subsp. australis
Chusquea montana
Chusquea muelleri
Chusquea nelsonii
Chusquea neurophylla 4 mm 1 m
Chusquea nudiramea 10-12 mm 2-4 m
Chusquea nutans 10-15 mm 4-5 m
Chusquea oligophylla 5 mm
Chusquea oxylepis 10 mm 3-5 m
Chusquea palenae
Chusquea pallida
Chusquea paludicola 8 mm 1.5-3 m
Chusquea parviflora
Chusquea patens 40 mm 2-10 m
Chusquea perligulata
Chusquea peruviana 10 mm
Chusquea picta
Chusquea pinifolia 5-10 mm 2-3 m
Chusquea pittieri 50 mm 10-20 m
Chusquea pohlli 30 mm 15 m
Chusquea polyclados
Chusquea pulchella 2-3 mm 2-3 m
Chusquea purdieana
Chusquea ramosissima 15 mm 4-10 m
Chusquea repens 2-3 mm 1-6 m
Chusquea repens subsp. repens
Chusquea repens subsp. oaxacacensis
Chusquea riosaltensis 10 mm 1-1.5 m
Chusquea scabra 20 mm 10-30 m
Chusquea scandens 10-25 mm 2-6 m
Chusquea sclerophylla 4 mm
Chusquea sellowii 3 mm 2-3 m
Chusquea serpens 10 mm 20 m
Chusquea serrulata
Chusquea simpliciflora 5-10 mm 5-25 m
Chusquea smithii 2 mm 1 m
Chusquea sneidernii 23-40 mm 16 m
Chusquea spadicea
Chusquea spathacea 10 mm 2-6 m
Chusquea spencei 5-40 mm 2-6 m
Chusquea straminea
Chusquea subtessellata 4-13 mm 1-3 m
Chusquea subtilis 15-30 mm 2-6 m
Chusquea subulata 60-80 mm 7-10 m
Chusquea sulcata
Chusquea talamancensis 7-38 mm 3-6 m
Chusquea tarmensis
Chusquea tenella 3 mm
Chusquea tenella var. latifolia
Chusquea tenuiflora 1-2.5 m
Chusquea tenuiglumis
Chusquea tessellata 10 mm 3 m
Chusquea tomentosa 13-40 mm 6-9 m
Chusquea tonduzii 35 mm 0.5-20 m
Chusquea tuberculosa 7 mm
Chusquea uliginosa
Chusquea uniflora 4 mm
Chusquea urelytra
Chusquea uruguayensis
Chusquea valdiviensis
Chusquea virgata 5 mm
Chusquea vulcanalis 32 mm 2-10 m
Chusquea wettsteinii
Chusquea wilkesii
Chusquea windischii 10 mm 1 m
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Recently Corrected Names in the Genus Chusquea

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 Chusquea.

Old Name

New Name

Arthrostylidium sp. (hort.) Chusquea circinata
Chusquea breviglumis (hort.) Chusquea gigantea
Chusquea nigricans (hort.) Chusquea culeou 'Caña Prieta'
Chusquea quila (hort.) Chusquea valdiviensis