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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to N. Australia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Northern Territory, Philippines, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Aldabra, Andaman Is., Ascension, Benin, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cayman Is., Chagos Archipelago, Colombia, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Libya, Madagascar, Maldives, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nansei-shoto, New Zealand North, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Pakistan, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Carolina, South China Sea, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Wallis-Futuna Is., Windward Is., Zaïre

Bambusa Schreb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 1, 2003 Gamble, J.S. [s.n.] K001032007
Apr 25, 2000 Widjada, E.A. [EAW 7359], Sumatera K000795328
Friedberg, B. [308], Lesser Sunda Is. K000795339
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5028], Myanmar K001104539
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5037] K001104556
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5024] K001104527
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5027], Myanmar K001104536
Saw, L.G. [FRI 39949], Peninsular Malaysia K000795335
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5036], India K001104553
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5037] K001104555
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5023], India K001104531
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5033] K001104550
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5035], Nepal K001104552
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5026] K001104533
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5038] K001104560
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5023] K001104532
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5030] K001104541
Dransfield, S. [SD1317], Philippines K000795258
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5033], Myanmar K001104548
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5024] K001104530
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5030] K001104543
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5031], Nepal K001104545
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5040], Nepal K001104562
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5032], Singapore K001104547
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5026] K001104535
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5026] K001104534
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5025], India K001104526
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5040], Nepal K001104563
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5038], India K001104559
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5027], Myanmar K001104537
Coutinho, A.P. [s.n.], Brazil K001032008
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5029], Myanmar K001104540
s.coll. [s.n.], Philippines K000795327
Wong, K.M. [WKM 2871], Thailand K000795340
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5034] K001104551
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5031], Nepal K001104546
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5028], Myanmar K001104538
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5024] K001104528
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5024] K001104529
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5030] K001104544
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5033], Myanmar K001104549
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5038], India K001104558
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5037] K001104557
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5039], India K001104561
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5037] K001104554
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5030] K001104542
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5039], India K001104755

First published in Gen. Pl., ed. 8[a], 1: 236 (1789)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • corr. Schreb., Gen. Plant. 236 (1789), nom. cons.

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