Edible Portion: Shoots, Cereal, Seeds
A bamboo. The stems are 5-8 m tall and 204 cm wide. They are green and can have yellow stripes. The internodes are 40-70 cm long. Young shoots are slender. The leaf blades are 30 cm long by 5 cm wide. They are pale green underneath. The culm sheaths are 60 cm long by 10 cm wide. It flowers regularly but doesn't always produce seeds.