Tortoise Shell Bamboo (Phyllostachys edulis)

Tortoise Shell Bamboo (Phyllostachys Edulis)
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Phyllostachys Edulis, or more commonly know as Tortoise Shell Bamboo, is a graminoid shrub of the genus Phyllostachys. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Phyllostachys Edulis or Tortoise Shell Bamboo's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Georgia and South Carolina.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Phyllostachys
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid Shrub
  • Native Status: L48 (I)

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