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Taxon: Phyllostachys edulis (Carrière) J. Houz.

 
Genus: Phyllostachys
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Bambusoideae
Tribe: Arundinarieae
Subtribe: Arundinariinae
Nomen number: 28158
Place of publication: Bambou (Mons) 1:39. 1906
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Feb-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 27 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • moso bamboo  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • tortoise-shell bamboo  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • kikkō-chiku  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • mōsō-chiku  (Source: Dict Gard) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • mosobambu  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • mao zhu  (Source: Kew Bull) - Transcribed Chinese
  • juksundae  (Source: Ency Korea) - Transcribed Korean

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Human food:
  • Materials: cane (fide AH USDA 114:53. 1957, as P. pubescens; Bamboo World)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Fujian, Henan, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Zhejiang]


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Philippines

    Europe
    • Europe


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Chao, C. S. & S. A. Renvoize 1988. Notes on some species of Phyllostachys (Gramineae: Bambusoideae) Kew Bull. 43:415-422.
  3. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  4. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  5. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  6. Li, Z.-h. & M. Kobayashi 2004. Plantation future of bamboo in China J. Forest. Res. (Harbin) 15:233-242.
  7. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  8. McClure, F. A. 1957. Bamboos of the genus Phyllostachys under cultivation in the United States U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 114:51.
  9. Ohrnberger, D. The bamboos of the world. (Bamboo World)
  10. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  11. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  13. Tai Hyun Chung Illustrated encyclopedia of fauna & flora of Korea, vol. 5, Tracheophyta. (Ency Korea)
  14. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Phyllostachys edulis (Carrière) J. Houz. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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?28158. Accessed 22 November 2018.