Food Plants International - Plant Fact Sheets Bambusa nutans - Nodding Bamboo
Edible Portion: Shoots
A bamboo. It grows 10-15 m tall. The stems are 8 cm across. They form loose clumps. The stems are smooth and green with a white ring below the nodes. The nodes are slightly thickened and often hairy. The internodes are 25-45 cm long and the walls are thick. The sheaths are 10-23 cm long and 30 cm wide at the base.