Sorting Guadua names

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


Guadua amplexifolia J. Presl (GRIN)

SYNONYM(S) : Bambusa amplexifolia (J. S. Presl) Schultes f. (GRIN)

SPANISH : Auro (Ecuador).


Photograph of stems by R. Saporito at Tropical Bamboo.

Guadua angustifolia Kunth (GRIN,OHRN)

SYNONYM(S) : Bambusa guadua Bonpl. (GRIN), Bambusa aculeata (Rupr. ex Fourn.) A. Hitchc. (GRIN), Guadua aculeata Rupr. ex E. Fourn. (GRIN)

BENGALI : Maakalaa naal baans (as Bambusa guadua).

ENGLISH : American narrow-leaved bamboo, Narrow-leaved guadua.

HINDI : Maalaa bans (as Bambusa guadua).

PORTUGUESE : Bambu taquara, Taboca (Brazil), Taquara (Brazil), Taquaruçu (Brazil).

SPANISH : Guadua.


Photograph by Hans Erken at Earthcare Entreprises.


Guadua angustifolia Kunth f. bicolor hort. -> Guadua angustifolia Kunth subsp. angustifolia var. bicolor Londoño (OHRN)

Guadua angustifolia Kunth subsp. angustifolia (OHRN)

SYNONYM(S) : Bambusa aculeata (Ruprecht ex Fournier) Hitchcock (OHRN) , Bambusa aculeata (Rupr. ex Fournier) McClure (OHRN) , Bambusa angustifolia (Kunth) Nees von Esenbeck (OHRN) , Bambusa guadua (Humb. & Bonpl.) Poiret (OHRN) , Nastus guadua (Humb. & Bonpl.) Spreng (NWGC,OHRN)

SPANISH : Caña brava (Colombia, Ecuador), Caña mansa (Colombia, Ecuador), Garipa (Colombia, Ecuador), Guadua, Ipa (Peru), Juajua (Venezuela), Marona (Peru), Otate (Cent. America), Puru puru (Venezuela), Tarro (Cent. America).

Guadua angustifolia Kunth subsp. angustifolia var. bicolor Londoño (OHRN)

SYNONYM(S) : Guadua angustifolia Kunth f. bicolor hort., Guadua angustifolia Kunth 'Bicolor' , Guadua angustifolia Kunth 'Joseph de Jumonville'

SPANISH : Guadua rayada (Colombia).

Photographs of stems by R. Saporito & E. Haverfield at Tropical Bamboo.

Guadua latifolia (Humboldt & Bonpland) Kunth (OHRN)

SYNONYM(S) : Arundarbor latifolia (Humboldt & Bonpland) Kuntze, Bambos latifolia (Humboldt & Bonpland) Poiret, Bambusa latifolia Humboldt & Bonpland, Nastus latifolius (Humboldt & Bonpland) Sprengel (NWGC, OHRN)

ENGLISH : Brazil large-leaved bamboo, Large-leaved guadua.

Guadua longifimbriata Camus (OHRN)

SYNONYM(S) : Bambusa longifimbriata (Camus) McClure

PORTUGUESE : Tocoaruçu (Brazil).

Guadua longifolia (E. Fourn.) R. W. Pohl (GRIN)

SYNONYM(S) : Arundinaria longifolia E. Fourn. (GRIN) , Arthrostylidium longifolium (Fournier) Camus (OHRN), Arthrostylidium longifolium (E. Fourn.) E. G. Camus (GRIN), Bambusa longifolia (E. Fourn.) McClure (GRIN) , Guadua longifolia (Fournier) R. Pohl (OHRN)

ENGLISH : American long-leaved bamboo, Long-leaved guadua.

SPANISH : Jimba (Guatemala, Mexico).

Guadua tagoara (Nees) Kunth (GRIN,OHRN)

SYNONYM(S) : Bambusa tagoara Nees (GRIN)

ENGLISH : Brazilian bamboo, Brazilian guadua.

PORTUGUESE : Taquara (Brazil).

General Bibliography


Complementary / Specific


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)

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., Amsterdan, The Netherlands.

USDA, ARS, 2000, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: guadua (24 January 2001).

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).


Contributors to this page (Personal communication) : Raphael Moras de Vasconcellos.


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