Sorting Cephalostachyum names

Species on this page ( A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms) :


Cephalostachyum burmanicum R. Parker & C. E. Parkinson (GRIN)

BURMESE : Kyat wa.

ENGLISH : Burma bamboo shrub.

Cephalostachyum capitatum (Wall. & Griff.) Munro (Bykov,GRIN)

SYNONYM(S) : Bambusa capitata Wallich & Griffith, Schizostachyum capitatum (Munro) R. B. Majumdar

CHINESE : Kong zhu.

ENGLISH : Hollow bamboo, Bamboo shrub, Tufted bamboo.

NEPALESE : Gobiya, Gohiya bans, Gopi bans.

RUSSIAN : Tsefalostakhii golovchatyi (Cefalostaxij golovchatyj).

Cephalostachyum chevalieri A. Cam. (Hô,OHRN)


Cephalostachyum langbianense A. Chev. & A. Cam. (Hô,OHRN)


Cephalostachyum latifolium Munro (OHRNShrestha)

CHINESE : Kuo ye kong zhu.

ENGLISH : Large-leaved bamboo shrub, Large-leaved hollow bamboo.

NEPALESE : Ghopi bans, Gopibas.

Cephalostachyum mindorensis Gamble (PROSEA)

ENGLISH : Philippines scrambling bamboo.

TAGALOG : Bagto.

Cephalostachyum pergracile Munro (GRIN, PROSEA)

SYNONYM(S) : Schizostachyum pergracile (Munro) Majumdar (PROSEA)

BURMESE : xxx , Tinwa, Wa phlong.

CHINESE : Qian xi tou sui zhu, Xian xi tou sui zhu.

ENGLISH : Burmese bamboo, Thin holow bamboo, Thin-headed hollow bamboo, Tinwa bamboo.

LAOTIAN : Khauz hla:m.

THAI : Mai khaolarm, Mai pang, Phai kao laam (Pai kao larm, Phai khaolam, Phai khaolarm), Wa phlong.


See also Oxytenanthera aliena McClure (GRIN,Wang)

Cephalostachyum virgatum (Munro) Kurz (OHRN,PROSEA)

SYNONYM(S) : Cephalostachyum virgatum Kurz. (Hô) , Melocanna virgata Munro (OHRN)


ENGLISH : Burmese bamboo.

THAI : Mai hia (Mai hiar), Phai hia (Phai hiar, Pai hia), Phai hia.


General Bibliography


Complementary / Specific


Dransfield S. & Widjaja E. A.(Editors) 1995, Minor Bamboos. In: Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA), N.7, Bamboos. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. pp. 148 - 149.

Duriyaprapan S. & Jansen P.C.M. 1995, Cephalostachyum pergracile Munro. In: Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA), N.7, Bamboos. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. pp. 78 - 80.

EURODICAUTOM, On-line Technical Dictionary in 12 languages provided by the European Commission < > (Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Latin with authority names)

Hô Pham-hoang, 1993, An Illustrated Flora of Vietnam, Vol. III, N° 2, Smilacaceae, Cyperaceae, Orchidaceae & Poaceae. Montreal .

Keshab Shrestha 1998, Dictionary of Nepalese Plant Names, Mandala Book point, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Mabberley D.J. 1997, The Plant-Book : a Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants, 2d Edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

Ohrnberger D. (Dieter), 1999, The Bamboos of the World, Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

USDA, ARS, 2000, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: cephalostachyum (21 January 2001). (A number of languages, some romanised, Latin with authority names)

Wiersema J. H. & León B. 1999, World Economic Plants : a Standard Reference. CRC Press LLC.

Xie Zongwa & Yu Youqin (Editors), 1996, Materia Medica, Chinese Terminology, Vol. 1, Renminweisheng Publishing House Beijing, China. (Latin with authority names and Chinese-simplified, text in Chinese).


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