Sorting Indosasa names

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


Indosasa angustata McClure (Wang)

CHINESE : Gui nan da jie zhu.

ENGLISH : Narrow sheath indosasa, Guinan indosasa.

Indosasa angustifolia W. T. Lin (OHRN)

ENGLISH : Narrow-leaved indosasa.

Indosasa crassiflora McClure (Bykov,Hô,Wang,Xie)

CHINESE : Da jie zhu, He xi zhu, Tian zhu huang (medicinal name).

ENGLISH : Swollen node indosasa.



Indosasa gibbosa (McClure) McClure (Wang)

SYNONYM(S) : Sinobambusa gibbosa McClure (Wang)

CHINESE : Da yan zhu, Xie tuo da jie zhu.


Considered by D. Ohrnberger as a synonym of Indosasa crassiflora McClure

Indosasa hispida McClure (Bykov,Wang)

CHINESE : Pu zhu zi.


Indosasa laotica (A. Camus) C. S. Chao & Renvoize (OHRN)

ENGLISH : Laotian indosasa.

FRENCH : Indosasa du Laos.

LAOTIAN : xxx.

Indosasa lipoensis C. D. Chu & K. M. Lan (OHRN)

CHINESE : Li bo da jie zhu.

Indosasa parvifolia C. S. Chao & Q. S. Dai (OHRN)

ENGLISH : Small-leaved indosasa.

Indosasa shibataeoides McClure (Wang)

CHINESE : Wo xing zhu, Bai zhu.

ENGLISH : Japanese indosasa, Shibatea-like indosasa.


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., Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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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