"Kashida-zasa" (Sasa shimidzuana ssp. kashidensis) belongs to Poaceae (the Grass family). It is considered to be a subspecies of "Hakone-nanbu-suzu" (Sasa shimidzuana) distributed in various parts of Japan. It grows rarely on the Pacific side of Kanto district of Honshu west to Shikoku and Kyushu from Honshu. The culm can reach 50 cm in height and 3 mm in diameter and branches at the base and the upper part. The leaves are ovate-lanceolate, 20 cm long and 2.5 cm wide, with a leathery texture and dense vellus hair on the back. The culm sheath is densely populated with long erect hairs, and the leaf sheath is hairless. The name is named after Kashida, Takatsuki City, Osaka Prefecture, which is the standard production area.