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Taxon: Gigantochloa albociliata (Munro) Kurz

 
Genus: Gigantochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Bambusoideae
Tribe: Bambuseae
Subtribe: Bambusinae
Nomen number: 403384
Place of publication: Prelim. rep. forest Pegu, app. B:93. 1875
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 01-Oct-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Jan-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • white-fringe gigantochloa  (Source: Pl Names) - English
  • bai mao ju zhu  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as vegetable (fide Pl Res SEAs 7:98. 1995)
  • Materials: cane (potential for use in the furniture industry fide Pl Res SEAs 7:98. 1995)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Yunnan (s.)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh (e.), India [Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura]
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand


    Naturalized

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India [West Bengal]
    • INDO-CHINA: Laos, Vietnam


References:

  1. Dransfield, S. & E. A. Widjaja, eds. 1995. Bamboos (Pl Res SEAs) 7:98.
  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)
  4. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  5. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Gigantochloa albociliata (Munro) Kurz :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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=403384. Accessed 20 March 2019.