@@Sasa nipponica (Sie.) Makino et Shibata

Kyoto Rakusai Bamboo Park
"Miyako" means an old city, because this species grown at Mt. Hiei, ancient city Kyoto was named as nipponica.

Height is about 50-80cm and very slender in culm.
Culm is little bit zigzag.
No branch in above ground part of culm and swellen in nodes.

Leaves are 15-25cm in length and 2-5cm in width.
In winter the leaves become albo-marginated.
It grows widely in the areas where are not deep snow in the Pacific side of Japan.

This is planted at Japanese garden for enjoying its albo-marginated.