Potentially one of the largest bamboo in the world with quality timber and edible shoots. Needs tropical conditions to reach its potential. In subtropical climates such as at Bamboo Land, it tends to grow to about 20m.
A beautiful bamboo native to Australia (Iron Ranges, Cape York peninsula) and New Guinea. It is tight clumping with very large leaves. Prefers some shade or warm protected areas. Does not tolerate frost.
Tight clumping ornamental with slightly weeping culms, very fine leaves and edible shoots. The solid or near solid culms makes it a good strong timber bamboo.