Bambusa vulgaris Schrad.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (Grass Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHAS FAMILY (घास फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : POACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Bambusa striata Lodd. ex Lindl.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Bambusa vulgaris Schrad.
  • Common name : Golden Bamboo, Yellow bamboo
  • Vernacular name : Udha-bans (Marathi)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Grown in homesteads and parks
  • Comments / notes : Flowers once in 20 years, often planted in gardens; also cultivated
  • Flower, Fruit : July-February
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Kolhapur district, Pune district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district
  • Native : China and Japan
  • World Distribution : Introduced elsewhere
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state – Monocotyledons; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Bambusa vulgaris. Downloaded on 2 April 2020.

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