Edible Portion: Shoots A bamboo. It grows 4-8 m tall. It forms clumps. The culms are 4-5 cm across. The canes are grooved on alternate sidesbetween the nodes. The canes are green. The internodes are 21-25 cm long. There are 1-3 leaves on the last branch. The leafblades are 10-14 cm long by 1-2 cm...
Edible Portion:Buds, Shoots A slender bamboo. It has a creeping rhizome or underground stem. The culms are 8 m long and 3 cm across. They are green.The internodes are 12-16 cm long. They are slightly ribbed. The shoots are 20-30 cm long by 1.5 cm wide.
Edible Portion: Leaves, Root, Shoots A small plant that keeps growing from year to year. The stems are 1 m long. They have a red tint. The leaves are long andnarrow. The flowers are small and are carried singly.
Edible Portion: Seeds, Stem, Cereal, Shoots A bamboo. It can grow 3.5-4.5 m high. The canes are olive green. The leaves are large and ribbon shaped. They are glossybut rough and whitened underneath. They are 20-25 cm long and 2.5-5 cm wide. The stems have brownish sheaths attached.
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