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Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Phyllostachys angustaStone BambooPoaceae or Gramineae 30
Phyllostachys arcanaHalf-Black BambooPoaceae or Gramineae 30
Phyllostachys aureaGolden Bamboo, Fishpole BambooPoaceae or GramineaeP. bambusoides aurea. Bambusa aurea. Sinarundinaria aurea.50
Phyllostachys aureosulcataYellow-Groove BambooPoaceae or Gramineae 40
Phyllostachys bambusoidesMadake, Japanese timber bambooPoaceae or GramineaeP. quiloi. P. reticulata. non Rupr. P. sulphurea. 'All Gold'.41
Phyllostachys bissetii Poaceae or Gramineae 00
Phyllostachys dulcisSweetshoot BambooPoaceae or Gramineae 40
Phyllostachys edulisMoso-Chiku, Tortoise shell bambooPoaceae or GramineaeP. mitis. P. pubescens. H. de Lehar. Bambusa edulis. Sinarundinaria pubescens.41
Phyllostachys flexuosaZig-Zag Bamboo, Drooping timber bambooPoaceae or GramineaeBambusa flexuosa.30
Phyllostachys glauca Poaceae or Gramineae 30
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