Pleioblastus Nakai


Stace, C.A. (2010) New Flora of the British Isles. 3rd edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Description of the genus

Bamboo with underground rhizomes. Stems up to 5 m, terete except just above nodes; nodes with 1-many lateral branches. Leaves up to 3 cm wide, usually glabrous, rarely hairy, mostly with 2-7 veins on either side of the midrib.

Worldwide: 23 species native to East Asia.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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fortunei (Van Houtte) Nakai

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pleioblastus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Pleioblastus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Pleioblastus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Pleioblastus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Pleioblastus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pleioblastus
JSTOR Plant Science: Pleioblastus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pleioblastus
Plants of the World Online: Pleioblastus
Tropicos: Pleioblastus
Wikipedia: Pleioblastus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Pleioblastus., retrieved 19 June 2024

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