Bambusa balcooa

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Bambusa balcooa


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Bambusoideae
Tribus: Bambuseae
Subtribus: Bambusinae
Genus: Bambusa
Species: Bambusa balcooa


Bambusa balcooa Roxb., 1832


  • Homotypic
    • Arundarbor balcooa (Roxb.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 761 (1891).
  • Heterotypic
    • Bambusa capensis Rupr., Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math., Seconde Pt. Sci. Nat. 5: 144 (1839).
    • Bambusa vulgaris Nees, Fl. Afr. Austral. Ill.: 462 (1841), nom. illeg.
    • Dendrocalamus balcooa Voigt, Hort. Suburb. Calcutt.: 718 (1845).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Indian subcontinent
      • Assam, Bangladesh, India, Nepal
    • Regional: Indo-China
      • Laos, Vietnam
    • Regional: Southeastern Asia
      • Myanmar
    • Introduced into:
      • Cape Provinces, East Himalaya, Gulf of Guinea Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Provinces, Trinidad-Tobago

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

  • Roxburgh, W. (†) 1832. Flora Indica; or, descriptions of Indian Plants. by the late William Roxburgh. Serampore: W. Thacker & Co. Calcutta; Parbury, Allen & Co., London. Vol. 2. 691 pp. BHL Reference page. : 2: 196

Additional references[edit]

  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.


Vernacular names[edit]

مصرى: بامبوسا بالكوا
অসমীয়া: ভলুকা বাঁহ
Tiếng Việt: Tre lồ ô
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