Bambusa vulgaris Schrader ex Wendland cv. Wamin

          Synonyms:Bambusa wamin Brandis

Cong Vien Le Nin, Hanoi, Vietnam
[Distribution] Southern China, whole in southeastern Asia.
[Local name] Wamin bamboo in English

Really rare style bamboo like very short internodes and swollen!
It is one of mutations of Bambusa vulgaris.
Making clump form and culms stand tightly.
height is 3-8m and 5-8cm in diameter, but only 10-15cm long in internodes.
Widely planted ronamentally in tropical Asia.

I could see it in many places and the picture was taken at the park in Hanoi, Vietnam.
In Japan it is very hard to survive if planted outside.