March 27, 2017

Dendrocalamus sp., Jianshui (CN) — BT1009

  • Provenance: Jianshui, southern Yunnan, China. Seeds received by Boonthammee Bamboo Garden, Hang Dong, Chiang Mai, from YBN, southern China, as "Dendrocalamus 'Jianshui', 建水龙竹 (jiàn shuǐ lóng zhú)", collected Jan. 2017 (BT1009).
  • Photos and text information in Bamboo Seeds Catalog.
  • Seed weight: 10 g ≈ 280–360 dried spikelets (bract-wrapped seeds).
  • Seed viability: Unknown, viability assumed to last at least several months.
  • Seed germination: Germination rate very low, <10% (test 170313).
  • Comments: Perhaps this is the same species as Dendrocalamus jianshuiensis Hsueh & D. Z. Li, 建水龙竹 (jiàn shuǐ lóng zhú) (BS-0326).

Dendrocalamus sp., Jianshui (BT1009): Seeds