@@Shibataea kumasaka (Zoll.) Nakai

Kyoto Rakusai Bamboo Park
Culm is about 1m high and 3-4mm in diameter.
Very short five branches and only one leaf on one branch.
The leaf is also small with like a round shape, which is lovely.

When picked up one bamboo, it is felt to be much different from ordinary bamboo.

It grows very closely, because of very useful for ground cover plantation.
It is planted at gardens, parks and slopes for greenery.

Its plantation in the gardens of famous traditional restaurants creates wonderful atmosphere.