March 27, 2017

Dendrocalamus latiflorus (CN) — BT1006

  • Provenance: Seeds received by Boonthammee Bamboo Garden, Hang Dong, Chiang Mai, from YBN, southern China, as "Dendrocalamus latiflorus, 麻竹 (má zhú)", collected Dec. 2016 (BT1006).
  • Photos and text information in Bamboo Seeds Catalog.
  • Seed weight: 10 g ≈ 290–360 dried spikelets (bract-wrapped seeds).
  • Seed viability: Five months under normal atmospheric conditions; one year under storage at 1-6 °C.
  • Seed germination: Germination rate very low, <10% (test 170313).

Dendrocalamus latiflorus (BT1006): Seeds