Himalayacalamus is a newly-erected genus of mountain clumping bamboos. They are found growing at lower altitudes of the Himalaya.
The genus is often confused with Drepanostachyum. To the difference of Drepanostachyum, which have many equal branches, Himalayacalamus species have one dominant branch.
The Genus Himalayacalamus is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 15 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in the Genus Himalayacalamus: H. asper (Tibetan Princess Bamboo) · H. boliensis · H. collaris · H. falconeri (Candy Cane Bamboo) · H. falconeri 'Damarapa' (Clump-Forming Bamboo ´damarapa´) · H. gyirongensis · H. hookerianus (Purple-Culmed Himalayan Bamboo (Winter Coat)) · H. hookerianus 'Falcatus' (Blue Bamboo) · H. hookerianus 'Himalaya Blue' · H. hookerianus 'Jim Dawe' · H. hookerianus 'Teague's Blue' · H. porcatus (Porcata Blue Bamboo)
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