March 27, 2017

Dendrocalamus sp., Lincang (CN) — BT1007

  • Provenance: Lincang, western Yunnan, China. Seeds received by Boonthammee Bamboo Garden, Hang Dong, Chiang Mai, from YBN, southern China, as "Dendrocalamus 'Lincang', 临沧龙竹 (lín cāng lóng zhú)", collected Dec. 2016 (BT1007).
  • 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).

Dendrocalamus sp., Lincang (BT1007): Seeds