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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.
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Comments:
  • • valid publication verified from original literature
  • • the basionym Bambusa baccifera Roxb. was conserved (nom. cons., Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV) with a conserved type
Name Verified on: 13-Mar-2019 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2019
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 Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 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 (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 (Bamboo Nepal)
  8. Stapleton, C. Bamboos of Bhutan: an illustrated guide (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.
  11. Wilson, K. L. 2016. Report of the General Committee: 14 (Taxon) 65:878.

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24042. Accessed 18 June 2019.