Bamboo shoots , also known as bamboo shoots or Fujian bamboo shoots, are perennial evergreen grass plants. The edible part is the nascent, tender, and sturdy buds or whip. Bamboo is native to China, with many types, strong adaptability and wide distribution. There are 30 genera and 550 species in the world, which are abundant in tropical, subtropical and temperate regions. China is one of the countries that produces the most bamboo in the world. There are 22 genera and more than 200 species distributed throughout the country. The Pearl River Basin and the Yangtze River Basin have the most. The north of the Qinling Mountains has little rainfall and low temperatures, and only a few dwarf bamboos grow.