Flower NameTetragonocalamus quadrangularis
Formal NameTetragonocalamus quadrangularis
Alias四角竹, Tetragonocalamus quadrangularis, 四方竹
Morphevergreen perennial bamboo shoot
Tetragonocalamus quadrangularis (square bamboo, scientific name: Tetragonocalamus quadrangularis) is an evergreen perennial bamboo shoot native to China and belongs to the family Poaceae. Bamboo shoots are harvested in the fall and are edible. It is square in shape, whereas regular bamboo has a round stem cross-section. It is also called "Ibodake (wart bamboo)" because the aerial roots, which will become roots in the future, protrude in the node at the base of the stem in a wart-like projection. It is also called "square bamboo" in English. It is also called "square bamboo" in English because of its square stem section. Bamboo shoots with thin stems, which are seasoned and eaten after being salted at the time of shipment. Bamboo shoots have a light taste and are crunchy and crispy. It can be used for cooking rice, stewing, stir-frying, tempura, etc., as well as for planting in hedges, gardens and gardens. It is a specialty of Shirakidani, Nankoku City, Kochi Prefecture. It is a specialty of Shirakidani, Nangoku City, Kochi Prefecture. The flower is small and inconspicuous.
Common name: Tetragonocalamus quadrangularis, scientific name: Tetragonocalamus quadrangularis, aka: chicagdake (square bamboo), Ivo Dake (wart bamboo), Square bamboo, origin: China, production in Japan: Kochi , stem heigh: 2 to 7 m, diameter: 2 cm, leaf shape : spindly, stem cross-section rectangular bamboo harvest time: mid-October-11: early season habit, clenching, satisfy the shrubbery of the bamboo color is interesting: green, leaves: narrow, use: edible, hedges and garden, Garden.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arraySpike Inflorescence
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
Flowering placeGarden Low mountain
Height200 ~ 700 [cm]
Diameter1 ~ 1