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Taxon: Bambusa ventricosa McClure

 
Genus: Bambusa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Bambusoideae
Tribe: Bambuseae
Subtribe: Bambusinae
Nomen number: 6433
Place of publication: Lingnan Sci. J. 17:57, t. 5. 1938
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Jan-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Mayaguez (MAY)
Accessions: 3 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Buddha bamboo  (Source: AH USDA) - English
  • Buddha's-Belly bamboo  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • fo du zhu  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong]


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (s.)


References:

  1. Dransfield, S. & E. A. Widjaja, eds. 1995. Bamboos (Pl Res SEAs) 7:72.
  2. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  3. Ohrnberger, D. The bamboos of the world. (Bamboo World)
  4. Wang Dajun & Shen Shao-Jin Bamboos of China. 1987 (Bamboo China)
  5. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  6. Young, R. A. & J. R. Haun 1961. Bamboo in the United States: description, culture and utilization U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 193:45.

Check other web resources for Bambusa ventricosa McClure :

  • 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
  • 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?6433. Accessed 15 December 2018.