Edible Portion: Shoots A medium sized bamboo. It forms clumps. It grows 5-12 m tall. The stems are 10 cm across. The tips hang down. Theinternodes are 34-41 cm long. They have a white powdery coating when young. There are several branches.
Edible Portion: Shoots, Vegetable A spiny tufted bamboo. It grows up to 25 m high. The stems are 20 cm across. The internodes are usually hollow and from 40 to60 cm long. The lower internodes are so thick walled they are almost solid. It grows in large clumps and the lower portion to 2to 3 m is...
Edible Portion: Shoots A bamboo. It grows 7-8 m tall. The stems are 3-4 cm across. They are almost solid. The internodes are green and 30 cm long.The leaf blades are narrow and 16-25 cm long by 2-3 cm wide.
Edible Portion: Shoots A bamboo. The stems can be trailing or climbing. They are 7-8 m long and 1 cm across. The leaves are oblong to swordshaped and 18-23 cm long. The flowers are clustered at the nodes. The spikelets have 5-6 fertile florets.
Edible Portion: Shoots An erect straggling bamboo. It grows 18 m high. The stems have no spines. The leaves are small. The spikelets are denselycovered with rather stiff or bristly hairs. The keels of the flowers have a prominent line of hairs.
Edible Portion: Shoots A densely tufted bamboo. The culms or stems are erect but can curve outwards at the top. They are 15-25 m tall. They are 7.5-15 cm across. They are greyish green when mature. The internodes are 60-100 cm long. The nodes are thickened. There arebranches from the nodes in the...
Edible Portion: Shoots A bamboo. It grows 15-24 cm tall. The stems are 8-14 cm across. The tips are slightly drooping. The internodes are 20-26 cmlong. There is usually only one branches at the lower nodes. The leaf blade is 7-17 cm long by 1-2 cm wide.
Edible Portion: Shoots A bamboo. It is spiny. The stalks are 15-24 m high. The internodes are 25-40 cm long. They are 8-15 cm wide. The leave arenarrow and sword shaped. They are 10-25 cm long and 2 cm wide.
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