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Taxon: Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex J. C. Wendl.

Genus: Bambusa
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Bambusoideae tribe: Bambuseae.
Nomen number: 6438
Place of publication: Coll. pl. 2:26, t. 47. 1808
Name verified on: 23-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Mar-2004
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Mayaguez (MAY). Alternate site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 2 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:

  • common bamboo   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • golden bamboo   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • long tou zhu   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • grand bambou   (Source: Pl Res SEAs ) – French
  • gemeiner Bambus   (Source: Bamboo World ) – German
  • daisan-chiku   (Source: Bamboo World ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • bambu-verde   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • bambú común   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Yunnan

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Hispaniola; Jamaica
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica
    Brazil: Brazil

      Cultivated:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Malesia: Philippines
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica
    Brazil: Brazil

      Other:
  • probable origin s.e. Asia

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource).
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. et al. 1996. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78:1-581. [lists as B. vulgaris Schrad. ex J. C. Wendl.].
  • Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. [lists as B. vulgaris Schrad. ex J. C. Wendl.].
  • Burger, W. C., ed. 1971–. Flora costaricensis. [lists as B. vulgaris Schrad. ex J. C. Wendl.].
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana. [lists as B. vulgaris Schrad. ex J. C. Wendl.].
  • Dransfield, S. & E. A. Widjaja, eds. 1995. Bamboos. 7:74 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 7:74. [lists as B. vulgaris Schrad. ex J. C. Wendl.].
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  • Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003–. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica.
  • Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. [lists as B. vulgaris Schrad. ex J. C. Wendl.].
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. [lists as B. vulgaris Schrad. ex J. C. Wendl.].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Ohrnberger, D. 1999. The bamboos of the world. [lists as B. vulgaris Schrad. ex J. C. Wendl.].
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Roxas, C. A. 1998. Conservation and improvement of bamboo genetic resources in the Philippines. 103–136 In: Vivekanandan, K. et al., Bamboo and rattan genetic resources in certain Asian countries. 103–136.
  • Stapleton, C. 1994. Bamboos of Bhutan: an illustrated guide.
  • Wang Dajun & Shen Shao-Jin. 1987. Bamboos of China. [lists as B. vulgaris Schrad.].
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Zon, A. P. M. van der. 1992. Graminées du Cameroun. [lists as B. vulgaris J. C. Wendl.].
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