Chusquea coronalis

COMMON NAME

Mexican Climbing Bamboo, Fountain Bamboo, Costa Rican Weeping Bamboo

TYPE

Bamboo

FAMILY

Poaceae

NOTES

A slow-growing clump-forming bamboo has gracefully arching culms to 15 feet tall. There are very fine whorls of tiny leaves at the culm nodes. The tendency of culms is to arch back to the ground which creates a fluffy, soft appearance.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Native to Sinaloa, Colima, Chiapas in Mexico and south through Guatemala, El Salvador and Costa Rica.

NATIVE HABITAT

Found in moist locations at lower elevations​

WEB SOURCES

smgrowers.com

lotusland.org