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Phyllostachys nigra (Loddiges) Munro var. nigra






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Phyllostachys Sieb. et Zucc. (マダケ)
Phyllostachys nigra (Loddiges) Munro
var. nigra (Kurochiku (クロチク, 黒竹), black bamboo

Lifeform (生活型): evergreen bamboo < 4 m high
Distribution: Native to China (imported to Japan)
Habitat: sunny sites with moist soil
Syn: Bambusa nigra Loddiges

Shoot: young shoot is green, and well-developed shoot is black due to the accumulation of melanin induced by solar radiation
Use: for fishing rods, unique furnishing, etc.

var. henonis (Bean) Stapf. (ハチク)
cv. flavescens (キンメイハチク)
cv. pendula (サカサダケ)

Phyllostachys nigra in Japan


索引

ST1 ST2 ST3
var. nigra [1-3] at a greenhouse in Yurigahara Park, Sapporo, on March 13 2011.

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