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Taxon: Phyllostachys aurea Rivière & C. Rivière

Genus: Phyllostachys
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Bambusoideae tribe: Arundinarieae
Nomen number: 28147
Place of publication: Bull. Soc. Natl. Acclim. France sér. 3, 5:716, fig. 36. 1878
Name verified on: 22-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-Mar-2004
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9). Alternate site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Mayaguez (MAY).
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

Common names:

  • fish-pole bamboo   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • golden bamboo   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • hotei-chiku   (Source: Pl Res SEAs ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • bambu-japonês   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • bambú amarillo   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support   (fide Pl Res SEAs 7:129. 1995)
  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Pl Res SEAs 7:129. 1995)
  • Materials: fiber   (for weaving fide J Forest Res 15:240. 2004)

Distributional range:

    China: China - Fujian, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan
    United States
    Caribbean: Cuba



Check other web resources for Phyllostachys aurea Rivière & C. Rivière:


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  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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