Food Plants International - Plant Fact Sheets Chimonobambusa pachystachys - Ci Fang Zhu, Thorny Bamboo
Edible Portion: Shoots, Seeds, Cereal
A bamboo. It grows 3-7 m tall. The stems are 1-3 cm across. The internodes are 15-22 cm long. They have brown hairs when young. There are root thorns in a ring on the lower stems.