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Taxon: Melocanna baccifera (Roxb.) Kurz

 
Genus: Melocanna
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Bambusoideae
Tribe: Bambuseae
Subtribe: Melocanninae
Nomen number: 24042
Place of publication: Prelim. rep. forest Pegu, app. B:94. 1875, nom. cons. prop.
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Comments:
  • • valid publication verified from original literature
  • • the basionym Bambusa baccifera Roxb. was proposed for conservation (nom. cons. prop.) with a conserved type (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.9)
Name Verified on: 19-Apr-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 9 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide Pl Book; Pl Res SEAs 7:126. 1995)
  • Materials: cane (for basketry, for construction)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India (n.e.), Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar


References:

  1. Applequist, W. L. 2013. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 65 (Taxon) 62:1321-1322.
  2. Dransfield, S. & E. A. Widjaja, eds. 1995. Bamboos (Pl Res SEAs) 7:126.
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  4. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  5. Ohrnberger, D. The bamboos of the world. (Bamboo World)
  6. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  7. Stapleton, C. Bamboos of Nepal: an illustrated guide. 1994 (Bamboo Nepal)
  8. Stapleton, C. Bamboos of Bhutan: an illustrated guide. 1994 (Bamboo Bhutan)
  9. Stapleton, C. M. A. 1994. The bamboos of Nepal and Bhutan Part I: Bambusa, Dendrocalamus, Melocanna, Cephalostachyum, Teinostachyum, and Pseudostachyum (Gramineae: Poaceae, Bambusoideae) Edinburgh J. Bot. 51:27.
  10. Turner, I. M. 2012. (2105–2106) Proposals to conserve the names Bambusa baccifera (Melocanna baccifera)(Gramineae) and Calamus latifolius (Palmae) with conserved types (Taxon) 61:1325-1326.

Check other web resources for Melocanna baccifera (Roxb.) Kurz :

  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?24042. Accessed 16 December 2018.