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poss. Chusquea sp


This is one of many bamboo stands on a private farm. These speciman's reached about 60' tall


Tropical wet forest in SW Costa Rica


Costa Rica is the country with the largest woody bamboo diversity in Central America. At present, 8 genera and 39 species of woody bamboos are reported. The majority of the Costa Rican native woody bamboos (54%) belong to the genus Chusquea, and the rest belong to the genera Arthrostylidium, Rhipidocladum, Guadua, Aulonemia, Elytrostachys, Merostachys and Neurolepis.

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Spotted on Jul 12, 2012
Submitted on Aug 18, 2012

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