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 Changed: 23-Mar-2004
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Mayaguez (MAY)
Accessions: 12 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support (fide Pl Res SEAs 7:74. 1995; Dict Gard; Bamboo World)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Materials: cane (primarily for making furniture, paper fide Pl Res SEAs 7:74. 1995; Bamboo World)
  • Materials: fiber (primarily for making furniture, paper fide Pl Res SEAs 7:74. 1995; Bamboo World)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . probable origin s.e. Asia

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Yunnan

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Cuba; Hispaniola; Jamaica
    • Mesoamerica: Costa Rica

  • Cultivated:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Malesia: Philippines
  • Northern America

    • : United States
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Mesoamerica: Costa Rica

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