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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: Thyrsostachys
Species: T. oliveri – T. siamensis

Thyrsostachys Gamble, Indian Forester 20: 1 (1896)
Type species: Thyrsostachys siamensis Gamble, Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Calcutta) 7: 59 (1896), nom. cons.


Gamble, J.S. (1894) Indian Forester 20: 1.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Thyrsostachys in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 24. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Thyrsostachys. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 24. 2013. Thyrsostachys. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 24.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Thyrsostachys. Published online. Accessed: 24 Nov. 2013.

Thyrsostachys is a genus of Chinese and Indochinese bamboo in the grass family.[1][2][3]


Thyrsostachys oliveri Gamble - edible-seeded bamboo - Yunnan, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand; naturalised in Assam + Bangladesh
Thyrsostachys siamensis Gamble - monastery bamboo, Thai bamboo, umbrella bamboo, Thai umbrella bamboo, umbrella-handle bamboo - Yunnan, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam; naturalised in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Peninsular Malaysia


Gamble, James Sykes. 1894. Indian Forester 20: 1
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Tropicos, Thyrsostachys Gamble

The Plant List search for Thyrsostachys

External links
Bhanwra, R. K.; Sharma, M. L.; Vij, S. P. (2001). "Comparative embryology of Bambusa tulda Roxb. and Thyrsostachys siamensis Gamble (Poaceae: Bambuseae)". Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 135 (2): 113–124. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2001.tb01086.x. ISSN 0024-4074.
Loh, J (2000). "A Study of Genetic Variation and Relationships within the Bamboo Subtribe Bambusinae using Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism". Annals of Botany. 85 (5): 607–612. doi:10.1006/anbo.2000.1109. ISSN 0305-7364.

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