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Taxon: Phyllostachys edulis (Carrière) J. Houz. var. heterocycla J. Houz.

Synonym of Phyllostachys edulis (Carrière) J. Houz.

Genus: Phyllostachys
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Bambusoideae
Tribe: Arundinarieae
Subtribe: Arundinariinae
Nomen number: 28159
Place of publication: Bambou (Mons) 1:40. 1906 ((Carriere) Makino, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 26:22. 1912)
Link to protologue:
Comment: = P. edulis 'Heterocycla' or 'Kikko-chiku', though an unstable sport, not a true cultivar
Name Verified on: 14-Jan-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: treats as Phyllostachys edulis f. heterocycla (Carrière) Muroi
  2. Ohrnberger, D. 1999. The bamboos of the world. Note: lists as Phyllostachys edulis 'Heterocycla'; lists as P. edulis var. heterocycla (Carrière) Makino
  3. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). Note: = Phyllostachys heterocycla 'Kikko-chiku'
  4. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora. Note: treats as Phyllostachys heterocycla f. heterocycla
  5. Wang Dajun & Shen Shao-Jin. 1987. Bamboos of China Note: treats as Phyllostachys pubescens var. heterocycla (Carrière) Houz.

Check other web resources for Phyllostachys edulis (Carrière) J. Houz. var. heterocycla J. Houz. :

  • 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=28159. Accessed 17 September 2019.