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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.
Accessions: 8 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

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. 1999. The bamboos of the world.
  3. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).

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 15 September 2019.