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Bambusa ventricos

Bambusa ventricos (*)

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Bambusoideae
Tribus: Bambuseae
Subtribus: Bambusinae
Genus: Bambusa
Species: Bambusa ventricosa

Bambusa ventricosa McClure, 1938

Lingnan Science Journal. Canton [Guangzhou] 17:57, t. 5. (1938)
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]

Bambusa ventricosa is a species of bamboo which is native to Vietnam and to Guangdong province in southern China.[1][2] The species is widely cultivated in subtropical regions around the world for the bulbous and ornamental stems. The species is used in bonsai.

Common names include Buddha bamboo and Buddha's-belly bamboo.[3]

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Flora of China Vol. 22 Page 17, 佛肚竹 fo du zhu, Bambusa ventricosa McClure, Lingnan Sci. J. 17: 57. 1938.
"Bambusa ventricosa". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 2013-05-20.

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