Culms : Tufted
Height : 4-8m
Diameter : 5-8cm
Culm Color : Yellow-Green
Internode Length : 10-15cm
Culm Sheath Color : somewhat similar toB. vulgaris but smaller.
Length of Leaf : 15-20 cm
Breadth of Leaf : 2-2.5 cm
Shape of Leaf : linear-oblong or oblong-lanceolate
Altitude : 1000m
Native to : China, Japan
Description of Inflorescence and Flower : large leafy compound panicle bearing spicate branches with heads of spikelets in bracteate clusters of3-10, clusters larger at the nodes; rachis somewhat furrowed, end segments hairy. Spikelets 1.5-2 cm long, oblong, acutebearing 1-2 empty glumes; flowers 6-10; empty glumes ovate-acute, ciliate at tip, many-nerved; flowering glume larger;palea bluntly acute, 2-keeled, faintly 3-nerved. Lodicules 2, unequal, ovate-oblong, membranous. Stamens exserted;anthers narrow, apiculate; ovary narrowly oblong, hairy; style 3; stigma plumose.
Flowering Reported : Hooker(1973)
Uses: Construction, landscaping