Kinmei moso

Phyllostachys pubescens f. bicolor

  • Kinmei moso
  • Kinmei moso
  • Kinmei moso
  • Kinmei moso
  • Flower name
    Kinmei moso
  • Scientific name
    Phyllostachys pubescens f. bicolor
  • Alias金明孟宗
  • Place of origin mutant species
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens
  • Flowering season

What is Kinmei moso

Kinmei moso (scientific name: Phyllostachys pubescens f. bicolor) is a mutant species of the "Moso bamboo" (Phyllostachys heterocycla f. pubescens) which is a very large, evergreen bamboo. The neck is golden with green vertical stripes.

Its common name: Kinmei moso, scientific name: Phyllostachys pubescens f. bicolor, place of origin: mutant species, 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).


  • Eye
    Poales
  • Family
    Poaceae
  • Genus
    Phyllostachys
  • Species
    P. edulis
  • Type of flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Thread-like
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeery large, evergreen bamboo
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height2500.0 ~ 2800.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.3 ~ 0.5 cm

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