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Taxon: Bambusa balcooa Roxb.

 
Genus: Bambusa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Bambusoideae
Tribe: Bambuseae
Subtribe: Bambusinae
Nomen number: 6351
Place of publication: Fl. ind. ed. 1832, 2:196. 1832
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Feb-2007
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Mayaguez (MAY)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: cane (raw material for paper fide Pl Res SEAs 7:54. 1995; Bamboo World); fiber (raw material for paper fide Pl Res SEAs 7:54. 1995; Bamboo World); fiber (raw material for paper fide Pl Res SEAs 7:54. 1995; Bamboo World)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India, [Assam, Bihar, West Bengal] Nepal


References:

  1. Clark, L. G. 2011. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  2. Dransfield, S. & E. A. Widjaja, eds. 1995. Bamboos (Pl Res SEAs) 7:54.
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  4. Ohrnberger, D. The bamboos of the world. (Bamboo World)
  5. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  6. Stapleton, C. M. A. 1994. The bamboos of Nepal and Bhutan Part I: Bambusa, Dendrocalamus, Melocanna, Cephalostachyum, Teinostachyum, and Pseudostachyum (Gramineae: Poaceae, Bambusoideae) Edinburgh J. Bot. 51:12.

Check other web resources for Bambusa balcooa Roxb. :

  • 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=6351. Accessed 21 May 2019.