Asian bamboo/ Take

Asian bamboo/ 竹 (孟宗竹)
学名/ Botanical name : Phyllostachys 

English common name :  Bamboo

Alternative English name:  Asian bamboo

日本名 和名:  タケ 竹

タイ語名/ Thai name: ไม้ไผ่ Mị̂p̄hị̀

イタリア語名/Italian name: Bambù

原産地/ Original : Asia mainly China


Some of the larger species, sometimes known as “timber bamboo”, are used as construction timber and for making furniture.



Phyllostachys heterocycla/ Moso bamboo/ モウソウチク

学名/ Botanical name : Phyllostachys heterocycla

シノニム/ Synonym : Phyllostachys edulis

English common name :  Moso bamboo

Alternative English name: tortoise-shell bamboo

日本名 和名:  モウソウチク 孟宗竹

日本名別名: 江南竹、ワセ竹、モウソウダケ

原産地/ Original : China


The edulis part of the Latin name refers to its edible shoots. This bamboo can reach heights of up to 28 m.



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Phyllostachys bambusoides/ Japanese Timber Bamboo/ Moso bamboo/ マダケ

学名/ Botanical name : Phyllostachys bambusoides

シノニム/ Synonym : Phyllostachys quiloi, Phyllostachys reticulata, Phyllostachys sulphurea

English common name :  Japanese Timber Bamboo

Alternative English name:  Giant Timber Bamboo, Madake

日本名 和名:  マダケ 真竹

日本名別名: ニガタケ(苦竹)、真柄竹

原産地/ Original : East Asia


It is a “running” (monopodial type) evergreen bamboo which can reach a height of roughly 20m and a diameter of 10 cm. The culms are dark green, with a thin wall that thickens with maturity, and very straight, with long internodes and two distinctive rings at the node. The species is thin-skinned, easily split lengthwise, has long fibres, and is strong and highly flexible, even when split finely.



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