They are mostly natives of China and Japan and belong to the genera Arundinaria, Bambusa and Phyllostachys; but include a few Himalayan species of Arundinaria.
quadrangularis, remarkable for its square stems; Phyllostachys mitis, growing to 60 ft.
Phyllostachys Heterocycla Marliacea--A - re, handsome species.
Phyllostachys Heterocycla Fastuosa - A very stately and beautiful plant, quite conspicuous among its fellows.
Phyllostachys Heterocycla Aurea - The distinctive name aurea is not very happily chosen, for there is nothing golden about the plant, unless it be the yellow stems, and these are not peculiar to the variety named.
Phyllostachys Heterocycla Mitis - This is the tallest, and in that respect the noblest, of all the Bamboos capable of being cultivated in this country.
Phyllostachys Heterocycla Quilioi - A very distinct Bamboo, introduced from the north of Japan.
Phyllostachys Heterocycla Viridi-Glaucescens - A most elegant and graceful Bamboo, growing to a great height-nearly 18 feet at Shrubland.
Phyllostachys Heterocycla Violescens - This is sometimes said to be a variety of P. viridi-glaucescens, but quite different both in appearance and behaviour.
Phyllostachys Heterocycla Henonis - To my taste this is the loveliest of all our Bamboos, and it is perfectly hardy, bearing up bravely against our coldest weather.
Phyllostachys Heterocycla Boryana - One of the handsomest and most vigorous of the hardy Bamboos, very graceful in its habit.
Phyllostachys Heterocycla Castillonis - A most lovely plant.
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