Gigantochloa is a tropical genus of giant clumping bamboo, similar to the genus Bambusa.
Bamboo species of this genus grow native in South and South-East Asia: Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Philippines, Burma, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, China, India, and Bangladesh.
Common Names for Gigantochloa 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 Gigantochloa species and their correct scientific names.
More common names in English can be found here: Common Bamboo Names.