Dendrocalamus latiflorus

          Synonyms: Bambusa latiflora (Munro) Kurz, Sinocalamus latiflorus (Munro) McClure

in Taiwan
[Distribution] Taiwan, Southern China, Northern Myanmer
[Local name] Taiwan Giant Bamboo in English
         Ma Chu in Taiwan

Clumping bamboo, 20m in height and reaches to 20cm in diameter.
Internode length is 20-70cm long and slightly swelling in nodes.

Typical species in Taiwan to produce dry bamboo shoots cooking for Chinese nodles in Japan.
This is widely cultivated in China and Vietnam recently.
Culm is useful for construction materials, daily uses and pulp making.
According to information, it is said that leaves are used for producing wine.