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Taxon: Gigantochloa levis (Blanco) Merr.

 
Genus: Gigantochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Bambusoideae
Tribe: Bambuseae
Subtribe: Bambusinae
Nomen number: 17528
Place of publication: Amer. J. Bot. 3:61. 1916
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Oct-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • poring bamboo  (Source: Bamboo World) - English
  • smooth-shoot gigantochloa  (Source: Pl Names) - English
  • mao sun zhu  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide Pl Res SEAs 7:109. 1995; Bamboo World)
  • Materials: cane; cane

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, [Kalimantan] Malaysia, [Sabah, Sarawak] Philippines


    Naturalized

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Philippines


    Uncertain

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Yunnan Sheng (s.)]


References:

  1. Dransfield, S. & E. A. Widjaja, eds. 1995. Bamboos. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 7:109.
  2. Dransfield, S. 1992. The bamboos of Sabah
  3. Ohrnberger, D. 1999. The bamboos of the world.
  4. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  5. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Gigantochloa levis (Blanco) Merr. :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=17528. Accessed 19 July 2019.