Definition of Gosan-chiku
1. Noun. Small bamboo of southeastern China having slender culms flexuous when young.
Generic synonyms: Bamboo
Group relationships: Genus Phyllostachys, Phyllostachys
Lexicographical Neighbors of Gosan-chiku
gosan-chiku (current term)
Literary usage of Gosan-chiku
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Useful Plants of Japan Described and Illustrated by Dai Nihon Nōkai (1895)
"... Gosan- chiku; an ornamental and useful plant of the order Graminae, growing abundantly in warm regions, attaining to a height of about 10 fts. ..."