Sorting Indocalamus names

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


Indocalamus barbatus McClure (Bykov)

CHINESE : Ran mao ruo zhu.

ENGLISH : Barbed indocalamus.


Indocalamus bashanensis (C.D. Chu & C.S. Chao) H.R. Zhao & Y. L. Yang (OHRN)

SYNONYM(S) : Sasa bashanensis C.D. Chu & C.S. Chao (Wang)

CHINESE : Ba shan chi zhu.

ENGLISH : Bashan Mountain bamboo (China), Bashan Mountain indocalamus (China).

Indocalamus fargesii (E.G. Camus) Nakai (Wang) -> Bashania fargesii (Camus) P. C. Keng & Yi A (OHRN)

Indocalamus floribundus (Thwaites) Nakai (OHRN)

SYNONYM(S) : Sinarundinaria floribunda (Thw.) Chao & Renv. (Hô)


Indocalamus herklotsii McClure (GRIN,OHRN)

ENGLISH : Herklots cane, Herklots indocalamus.

Indocalamus latifolius (Keng) McClure (GRIN,OHRN,Wang,Xie)

CHINESE : Kuo ye ruo zhu, Ruo zhu, Kuo ye ruo zhu (medicinal name), Kuo ye ruo zhu , Liao zhu, Shi zhu.

ENGLISH : Broadleaf small indocalamus, Broad-leaved small indocalamus, Chinese broadleaf indocalamus.

FRENCH : Bambou-roseau d'Indochine à feuille large.

JAPANESE : Kattou jaku chiku.

Indocalamus longiauritus Hand.-Mazz. (Bykov,GRIN,Wang)

SYNONYM(S) : Arundinaria longiaurita (Hand.-Mazz.) Hand.-Mazz. (GRIN)

CHINESE : Ruo ye zhu, Chang er liao, Ke ruo zhu.

ENGLISH : Long-ear cane.


Indocalamus migoi (Nakai) P.C. Keng (OHRN)

SYNONYM(S) : Indocalamus migoi (Nakai) Keng f. (Wang), Sasamorpha migoi Nakai (OHRN,Wang)

CHINESE : Yu jiang ruo zhu.

Indocalamus nanunicus McClure (GRIN,OHRN) -> Pseudosasa nanunica (McClure) Z. P. Wang & G. H. Ye (OHRN)

Indocalamus omeiensis C.D. Chu & C.S. Chao (Wang)

SYNONYM(S) : Indocalamus emeiensis C.D. Chu & C.S. Chao (OHRN)

CHINESE : E mei ruo zhu.

ENGLISH : Omei Mountain indocalamus.

Indocalamus pedalis (Keng) P. C. Keng (Wang)

SYNONYM(S) : Arundinaria pedalis Keng, Indocalamus pedalis (Keng) Keng f. (Wang)

CHINESE : Ai ruo zhu, Ai ku zhu.

ENGLISH : Dwarf indocalamus, Low-growing indocalamus.

FRENCH : Indocalamus nain, Bambou-roseau d'Indochine nain.

Indocalamus platyphyllus (Keng) McClure (Bykov)

CHINESE : Liao zhu, Lia zhu.

ENGLISH : Flat-leaved indocalamus.

FRENCH : Bambou-roseau d'Indochine à feuille aplatie.


Indocalamus pseudosinicus McClure (OHRN,Wang)

CHINESE : Jia hua ruo zhu.

ENGLISH : Hainan indocalamus.

Indocalamus sinicus (Hance) Nakai (GRIN, OHRN,Wang)

SYNONYM(S) : Arundinaria sinica Hance (OHRN)

CHINESE : Zhong hua ruo zhu.

ENGLISH : Chinese cane, Chinese indocalamus.

Indocalamus solidus C. D. Chu & C. S. Chao (GRIN) s -> Bonia solida (C. D. Chu & C. S. Chao) N. H. Xia (OHRN) A

Indocalamus tessellatus (Munro) P. C. Keng (OHRN)

SYNONYM(S) : Arundinaria tessellata (Munro) Bean (OHRN), Arundinaria ragamowskii Pfitzer (OHRN) , Bambusa ragamowskii Lambert ex Wheeler (OHRN), Bambusa tessellata Munro (OHRN) , Indocalamus tessellatus (Munro) Keng f. (GRIN,Wang,Xie), Pseudosasa tessellata (Munro) Hatusima (OHRN), Sasa ragamowskii A. H. Lawson (OHRN), Sasa tessellata (Munro) Makino & Shibata (GRIN,OHRN) , Sasamorpha tessellata (Munro) Koidzumi (OHRN)

CHINESE : Ruo zhu, Mei zhu, Ruo ye (medicinal name).

ENGLISH : Checker-shaped indocalamus.

JAPANESE : Ooba yadake, Ooba yadake.


Photograph at Bamboo Giant Nursery (USA).

Indocalamus tessellatus (Munro) P. C. Keng f. hamadae (Hatusima) Rifat ex Ohrnb. (OHRN)

SYNONYM(S) : Arundinaria hamadae (A. Camus) Demoly (OHRN), Pseudosasa tessellata Hatusima (OHRN)

ENGLISH : Broadleaf indocalamus, Broad-leaved indocalamus, Japanese broadleaf indocalamus, Large-leaved indocalamus.

FRENCH : Bambou japonais à feuilles larges.

JAPANESE : Ooba yadake, Ooba yadake.

Indocalamus varius (Keng) Keng f. (Wang)

SYNONYM(S) : Arundinaria varia Keng (Wang) , Arundinaria variabilis Makino ex M. Vilm. (GRIN) ?

CHINESE : Shan bian ruo zhu.

ENGLISH : Changing indocalamus.

FRENCH : Bambou-roseau changeant.

Indocalamus victorialis P. C. Keng (OHRN)

SYNONYM(S) : Bashania victorialis (P.C. Keng) Yi (OHRN), Indocalamus victorialis Keng f. (Bykov,Wang) , Pseudosasa victorialis (P.C. Keng) Yi (OHRN),

CHINESE : Sheng li ruo zhu, Sheng li liao.

FRENCH : Indocalamus de la victoire.


Indocalamus wilsonii (Rendle) C. S. Chao & C. D. Chu (GRIN,OHRN)

SYNONYM(S) : Arundinaria wilsonii Rendle (OHRN), Arundinaria wilsonii Rendle (OHRN), Indocalamus nubigenus (P.C. Keng) Yi ex H.R. Zhao & Y. L. Yang (OHRN) , Sasa nubigena Keng f. (Wang,Xie), Sasa nubigena P.C. Keng (OHRN) , Sasamorpha nubigena (P.C. Keng) P. C. Keng (OHRN), Sinarundinaria wilsonii (Rendle) P. C. Keng (OHRN), Yushania wilsonii (Rendle) J.J.N. Campbell (OHRN)

CHINESE : Jin fo shan chi zhu, Liao ye zhu, Liao ye zhu gen (medicinal name).


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: indocalamus (09 January 2001). (A number of languages, some romanised, Latin with authority names)

Wang Zongxun et al. 1996, A New Latin, Chinese, English Botanical Nomenclature. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Botany. Aviation Industry Publisher, Beijing.

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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