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Taxon: Bambusa oldhamii Munro

 
Genus: Bambusa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Bambusoideae
Tribe: Bambuseae
Subtribe: Bambusinae
Nomen number: 6398
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 26:109. 1868
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Mayaguez (MAY)
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • giant timber bamboo  (Source: Bamboo World) - English
  • Oldham's bamboo  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • ryoku-chiku  (Source: Bamboo World) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • lu zhu  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Human food: vegetable

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Zhejiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Northern America
    • United States

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


References:

  1. Adamson, C. 1961. Growing ornamental bamboo Home Gard. Bull. U.S.D.A. 76:3.
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Giraldo-Cañas, D. 2011. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia (Darwiniana) 49:139-247.
  5. Howell, C. J. & J. W. D. Sawyer New Zealand naturalised vascular plant checklist. 2006 (NZeal Nat Vasc Pl)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Ohrnberger, D. The bamboos of the world. (Bamboo World)
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  10. Young, R. A. 1946. Bamboos for American horticulture (V) Natl. Hort. Mag. 25:362.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=6398. Accessed 11 December 2018.