Sorting Thamnocalamus names

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


Thamnocalamus aristatus (Gamble) Camus (OHRN)

SYNONYM(S) : Arundinaria aristata Gamble (OHRN) , Bambusa aristata Loddiges ex Schelle (OHRN) , Thamnocalamus spathiflorus (Trin.) Munro subsp. aristatus (Gamble) D. McClintock (OHRN)

NEPALESE : Ghunre (East-Nepal), Rato nigalo.

Thamnocalamus cuspidatus (Keng) Keng f. (Wang) -> Fargesia cuspidata (Keng) Z. P. Wang & G. H. Ye (OHRN)

Thamnocalamus spathiflorus (Trin.) Munro (GRIN,OHRN)

SYNONYM(S) : Arundinaria spathiflora Trin. (GRIN)

ENGLISH : Pea-stick bamboo.

FRENCH : Bambou du Népal, Red Himalayan bamboo.

NEPALESE : Maalingo (Malingo), Nigaalo khurke ghaans (Nigalo kurke ghans), Nigaalo tusaa (Nigalo tusa), Rato nigale.

Thamnocalamus spathiflorus (Trin.) Munro subsp. aristatus (Gamble) D. McClintock (OHRN) -> Thamnocalamus aristatus (Gamble) Camus (OHRN)

Thamnocalamus spathiflorus (Trin.) Munro subsp. nepalensis Stapleton (OHRN)

NEPALESE : Jarbutto.

Thamnocalamus spathiflorus (Trin.) Munro subsp. occidentalis Stapleton (OHRN)

HINDI : Ringal.

Thamnocalamus spathiflorus (Trin.) Munro subsp. spathiflorus (OHRN)

NEPALESE : Rato nigalo.

Thamnocalamus spathiflorus (Trin.) Munro subsp. spathiflorus var. bhutanensis Stapleton (OHRN)

FRENCH : Bambou de Bhoutan.

Thamnocalamus spathiflorus (Trin.) Munro subsp. spathiflorus var. crassinodus (Yi) Stapleton (OHRN)

NEPALESE : Ghunre nigalo.

Thamnocalamus tessellatus (Nees) Soderstrom & Ellis (Masman,OHRN)

SYNONYM(S) : Arundinaria tessellata (Nees) Munro (Masman)

AFRIKAANS : Bergbamboes.

ENGLISH : Berg bamboo, South African bamboo, South African clumping bamboo, South African mountain bamboo.

FRENCH : Bambou d'Afrique du Sud.

GERMAN : Südafrikanischer Bergbambus.


Photograph and description (in English) at Bamboo World (Canada).

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)

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., Amsterdan, The Netherlands.

USDA, ARS, 2000, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: thamnocalamus (11 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) : In progress.


back to Gateway , to list of notes , to the Landcare Group Homepage

Date created: 03 / 01 / 2001
Authorised by Prof. Snow Barlow
Last modified: 10 / 06 / 2002
Access: No restriction
Copyright © 1995 - 2002, The University of Melbourne.
Maintained by: Michel H. Porcher, E-Mail: