Picture showing some bamboo varieties
I found this picture helpful in learning some of the bamboo varieties available. Maybe this has already been posted in this forum?
Variation in bamboo is mainly in the culms, as shown by this selection from Little Acre Farm in Howell Township. From left -
Phyllostachys aureosulcata aureocaulis, golden crookstem
Phyllostachys nigra, black bamboo
Phyllostachys aureosulcata spectabilis
Phyllostachys dulcis, sweetshoot bamboo
Pseudosasa japonica 'Tsutsumiana', green onion bamboo
Phyllostachys glauca yunzhu.
Here is a link that might be useful: Link to Picture Source and More Bamboo Info