Sorting Nastus names

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


Nastus borbonicus J. F. Gmelin (OHRN)

SYNONYM(S) : Bambusa alpina Bory (OHRN), Bambusa arundinacea Humboldt & Bonpland (OHRN), Bambusa paniculata Willdenow, ined., ex Steudel (OHRN), Nastus paniculata Smith (OHRN)

ENGLISH : Reunion bamboo, Wet-forest bamboo.

FRENCH : Bamboo de la Réunion, Calumet (Reunion Island).


Photograph by Hugues Chan Ng Yok at La Flore Réunionnaise.

Nastus elatus Holttum (Masman,OHRN,PROSEA,W3TROPICOS) (not in GRIN, Xie, Tanaka)

ENGLISH : New Guinea clumping bamboo, Mingal bamboo (Papua New Guinea, Aust.).

MISCELLANEOUS : Mengagi, Mingal (Papua New Guinea).


Photograph and description at Bamboo world (go down the table to N. elatus and "Show Picture" button).

Photograph at Bamboo World.

Photograph by Hans Erken at Earthcare Enterprises.

Photograph at BambooDownUnder, Australia.


Nastus elegantissimus (Hassk.) Holttum (Masman,PROSEA)

SYNONYM(S) : Bambusa elegantissima Hassk. (Masman,PROSEA), Schizostachyum elegantissimum Kurz (Masman,PROSEA)

ENGLISH : West Java clumping bamboo.

MALAY : Bambu eul-eul (Java, Indonesia).

SUNDANESE : Awi eul eul (West Java).


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.

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) : In progress.


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