The genus Thamnocalamus comes from the high-altitude temperate forests of the Himalayas.

Thamnocalamus spathiflorus

Closely related to Fargesia, this is a common bamboo of central and western Nepal. Can be used for hedging or screening.

Thamnocalamus spathiflorus bamboo at trebah

Thamnocalamus tessellatus

From southern Africa. Tessellations are small veinlets that shed moisture rapidly to prevent freezing.

Thamnocalamus tessellatus bamboo at trebah