Friendly name: Chinese Walking Stick

Qiongzhuea tumidissinoda Qiong Zhu

Maximum Height: 20'
Maximum Diameter: 1 1/4"
Minimum Temperature: -3° F
Does best in 3/4 day sun.
Spreading: Very Aggressive

Qiongzhuea tumidissinoda Qiong Zhu

Rare Chinese bamboo noted for its inflated culm nodes. Used for walking sticks in Sichuan, and highly prized for dried shoots. Very aggressive. Sometimes classified as Chimonobambusa tumidissinoda.

Qiongzhuea tumidissinoda Qiong Zhu

Botanical Latin is essentially a written language .... How they are pronounced really matters little provided they sound pleasant and are understood by all concerned...
W.T. Stearn an authority on Botanical Latin

Name Botanical Alternate Meaning
Qiongzhuea QUAN-su-ee-uh    
tumidissinoda too-mi-DISS-eye-no-duh    

Qiongzhuea tumidissinoda Qiong Zhu
Edible shoots Small Hedge Excellent
House 4 hours min. sun Wood quality Good
Container Good Crafts Good
Screen Excellent Ornamental Excellent
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