Food Plants International - Plant Fact Sheets Chimonobambusa marmorea - Marble Sheath Bamboo, Winter Shooting Bamboo
Edible Portion: Seeds, Stem, Cereal, Shoots
A bushy bamboo. It grows 2-3 m high. The stems are slender and black. They are 1-2 cm across. The young shoots are creamy purple. The leaves are 6-15 cm long by 8-12 mm wide. They do not have hairs.