moso bamboo

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    moso bamboo @ Kagoshima
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    moso bamboo @ Kagoshima
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    moso bamboo @ Akatsuka Botanical Garden
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    moso bamboo @ Kagiken

Basic information

Flower Name
moso bamboo
Formal Name
学名:phyllostachys heterocycla f. pubescens
Alias
Habitat
China,Japan
Morph
Perennial, large bamboo

Comment

What is moso bamboo

Moso bamboo, scientific name:Phyllostachys heterocycla f. pubescens, is a very large evergreen bamboo of the Phyllostachys genus of the Poaceae department. Townhouse in the Shimazu clan through the Ryukyu Kingdom (presently, Okinawa) Shimazu clan (currently, Kagoshima Prefecture) during the Edo period, and imports from China's Qing dynasty, known by Atsu-Hime "Sen yan Garden" of plants that are cultivated in the country. Called remarkably fast growth, reach 25 m in 3 months. Wakatake growing from rhizomes are edible as takenoko (bamboo shoots), inferior strength and workability of the culm haberdashery crafted basket, bamboo and other materials can be used. Sunshine problem around by the strong propagation power and height, large amounts of bamboo leaves fall, sediments, etc., other vegetation encroachment problems. Phyllostachys pubescens mutant species "kinme-moso (scientific name: Phyllostachys pubescens f. bicolor)" and the rod goes green vertical stripes with a golden color.

Generic name: Moso bamboo, scientific name: 学名:Phyllostachys heterocycla f. pubescens also known as: Mosodake, Gangnam bamboo, place of origin: China, distribution: from Southern Hokkaido to Kyushu and Okinawa of Japan , and temperate Asia, environment: Bush, height: 25~ 28 m stem colour: green, leaf color: green, harvest bamboo shoots: in April, flowering season: early summer (seldom bloom), life: 120 years, Use: bamboo shoots (young, edible), haberdashery crafted basket, bamboo and other materials (culm).

Detailed information

Order
Poales
Family
Poaceae
Genus
Phyllostachys
Species
P. heterocycla f. pubescens
Flower type
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
line
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
GardenBotanic gardenGraveyard、Temple
Color
White
Season
JanJun
Height
2500 ~ 2800 [cm]
Diameter
0.3 ~ 0.5

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