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Taxon: Bambusa bambos (L.) Voss

 
Genus: Bambusa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Bambusoideae
Tribe: Bambuseae
Subtribe: Bambusinae
Nomen number: 403368
Place of publication: Vilm. Blumengärtn. ed. 3, 1:1189. 1895
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 10 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Environmental:
  • Human food: vegetable
  • Materials: cane; fiber (raw material for paper, pulp, plywood) fiber
  • Medicines: folklore (as Bambusa arundinacea)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (s.)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam


    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Jawa] Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore

    Northern America
    • United States

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. Note: = Bambusa arundinacea (Retz.) Willd.; lists as B. bambos (L.) Voss ex Vilm.
  3. Clark, L. G. 2011. pers. comm. Note: common names
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  5. Dransfield, S. & E. A. Widjaja, eds. 1995. Bamboos. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 7:56-60.
  6. Dransfield, S. 1992. The bamboos of Sabah Note: mentions
  7. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  8. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003-. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica Note: mentions
  9. Judziewicz, E. J. et al. 2000. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): I. Subfamilies Anomochlooideae, Bambusoideae, Ehrhartoideae, and Pharoideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 39:29.
  10. Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1988. An interpretation of Van Rheede's Hortus Malabaricus. Regnum Veg. 119:306.
  11. Ohrnberger, D. 1999. The bamboos of the world.
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  13. Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status.
  14. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  15. Roxas, C. A. 1998. Conservation and improvement of bamboo genetic resources in the Philippines. Bamboo and rattan genetic resources in certain Asian countries. 103-136.
  16. Soderstron, T. R. & R. P. Ellis. 1988. The woody bamboos (Poaceae: Bambuseae) of Sri Lanka: a morphological-anatomical study. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 72:30.
  17. Wang Dajun & Shen Shao-Jin. 1987. Bamboos of China
  18. Xia, N. H. & C. M. A. Stapleton. 1997. Typification of Bambusa bambos (L.) Voss (Gramineae: Bambusoideae). Kew Bull. 52:693-698.
  19. Young, R. A. & J. R. Haun. 1961. Bamboo in the United States: description, culture and utilization. U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 193:36.
  20. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Bambusa bambos (L.) Voss :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • Grass Manual on the Web: Manual of Grasses for North America North of Mexico
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=403368. Accessed 15 August 2020.