Species Name :   Phylostachys edulis

DESCRIPTION : Largest bamboo of the genus. Juvenile culms are covered with soft hairs giving it a velvety appearance. It is a runner bamboo.

Taxonomy :

                                                                                 KINGDOM : Plantae

                                                                                         DIVISION : Magnoliophyta

                                                                                            CLASS : Liliopsida

                                                                                               SUBCLASS : Commelinidae

                                                                                                       ORDER : Cyperales

                                                                                                               FAMILY : Poaceae

                                                                                                                   SUBFAMILY : Bambusoideae

                                                                                                                           TRIBE : Bambuseae

                                                                                                                                   SUBTRIBE : Shibataeinae

                                                                                                                                          GENUS : Phyllostachys


Chemical Composition :  

Chlorogenic acid derivatives, Phyllostadimers A and B, 4,4′-Dihydroxytruxillic acid, asp-coumaric acid, truxillic acid 

SHOOT: It is used for eating purpose. (EDIBLE)

Reference :

Taxonomy  Edible  Chemical Composition1, 2  Tissue Culture