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Taxon: Oxytenanthera abyssinica (A. Rich.) Munro

 
Genus: Oxytenanthera
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Bambusoideae
Tribe: Bambuseae
Subtribe: Bambusinae
Nomen number: 26243
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 26:127. 1868
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Mar-2004
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 8 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support; shade/shelter
  • Human food:
  • Materials: cane

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Clark, L. G. 2011. Review of Poaceae Bambusoideae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.) via e-mail on 22 Jul.
  2. Ohrnberger, D. The bamboos of the world. (Bamboo World)
  3. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)

Check other web resources for Oxytenanthera abyssinica (A. Rich.) Munro :

Images:

  • Bud: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=26243. Accessed 23 April 2019.