Bamboo shoots

Bamboo shoots

Bamboo shoots

Chinese name:竹笋

Bamboo shoots are the young shoots of bamboo, also called bamboo shoots. Bamboo is a perennial evergreen grass plant, and the edible part is a nascent, tender, sturdy bud 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.

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