Dendrocalamus giganteus Munro

First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 26: 150 (1868)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is India (West Bengal) to China (Yunnan). It is a bamboo and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Myanmar

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, Cambodia, Comoros, Ecuador, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Mauritius, Nepal, Puerto Rico, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad-Tobago, Vietnam

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1994). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 8: 1-458. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Gilliland, H.B. (1971). A revised flora of Malaya 3: 1-319. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Singapore.
  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
  • Hubbard, C.E. & Vaughan, R.E. (1940). Grasses of Mauritius and Rodriguez: 1-128. Crown Agents for the Colonies, London.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Robertson, S.A. (1989). Flowering Plants of Seychelles: 1-327. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae. Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Camus, E.G. & Camus, A. in H. Lecomte (1922). Flore Générale de l'indo-Chine 1(3): 193-336.
  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1994). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 8: 1-458. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. Chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • Gilliland, H.B. (1971). A revised flora of Malaya 3: 1-319. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Singapore.
  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
  • Hubbard, C.E. & Vaughan, R.E. (1940). Grasses of Mauritius and Rodriguez: 1-128. Crown Agents for the Colonies, London.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Robertson, S.A. (1989). Flowering Plants of Seychelles: 1-327. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae. Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 19, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [3542], Thailand K000631341 No
Jan 19, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [3150], Thailand K000631339 No
Jan 19, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [3150], Thailand K000631340 No
Jan 19, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [3542], Thailand K000631337 No
Jan 19, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [3542], Thailand K000631342 No
Jan 19, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [3150], Thailand K000631338 No
s.coll. [s.n.], Myanmar K000623351 No
Brandis, D. [s.n.], Indian Subcontinent K000854932 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Myanmar K000623349 No
s.coll. [s.n.], Myanmar K000623352 No
Kurz, S. [3176], Myanmar K000623354 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K000854960 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], India K000854933 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], India K000854929 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Myanmar K000623350 No
s.coll. [s.n.], Myanmar K000623348 No
McClure, F.A. [21282], Brazil K001032001 Yes
McClure, F.A. [21282], Brazil K001032005 Yes
Stocks [s.n.] K000854928 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000854961 Yes
McClure, F.A. [21282], Brazil K001032003 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], India K000854930 Yes
Anderson [s.n.], India K000854931 Yes
McClure, F.A. [21282], Brazil K001032002 Yes
Soderstrom, T. [1624], Sri Lanka K000795385 No
Kurz, S. [3176], Myanmar K000623355 No
McClure, F.A. [21282], Brazil K001032006 Yes
McClure, F.A. [21282], Brazil K001032004 Yes
Stocks [s.n.], Sri Lanka K000854927 Yes

Sources

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    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
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    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
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    • Copyright applied to individual images