Bambusa spp.: common name details from PIER


Common name - Language - Location
Language - Location - Common name
Location - Language - Common name
Language - Common name - Location

Common name/Language/Location

Common name Language Location PIER bibliographic reference Comments
bae Marshallese Marshall Islands Vander Velde, Nancy (2003) (p. 48)  
bamboo English ? U. S. Government (2013)  
bambou French ? Gargominy, Oliver/Bouchet, Philipe/Pascal, Michel/Jaffre, Tanguy/Tourneu, Jean-Christophe (1996) (p. 380)  
bambu Kosraean Kosrae Island ? (0)  
bambuu Palauan Palau Islands (main island group) Fosberg, F. R./Otobed, D./Sachet, M.-H./Oliver, R. L./Powell, D. A./Canfield, J. E. (1980) (p. 6)  
bwai Carolinian Guam Island ? (0)  
bwai Carolinian Northern Mariana Islands Raulerson, L./Rinehart, A. (1991) (p. 8)  
caña amarilla Spanish Galápagos Islands Charles Darwin Foundation (2008) Bambusa vulgaris
caña verde Spanish Galápagos Islands Charles Darwin Foundation (2008) Bambusa vulgaris
ebarabaratu Nauruan Nauru Island Thaman, R. R. (1987) (p. 28)  
embarabaraba Nauruan Nauru Island Thaman, R. R./Fosberg, F. R./Manner, H. I./Hassall, D. C. (1994) (p. 67)  
esel Palauan Palau Islands (main island group) Fosberg, F. R./Otobed, D./Sachet, M.-H./Oliver, R. L./Powell, D. A./Canfield, J. E. (1980) (p. 6)  
fi‘i kako Kwara‘ae Solomon Islands Hancock, I. R./Henderson, C. P. (1988) (p. 50) Bambusa vulgaris
iich Chuukese Chuuk Islands Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 97) Bambusa vulgaris
kaho palangi Niuean Niue Island Sykes, W. R. (1970) (p. 234) Bambusa vulgaris
kaho papalangi Niuean Niue Island Sykes, W. R. (1970) (p. 234) Bambusa vulgaris
koba Marshallese Marshall Islands Vander Velde, Nancy (2003) (p. 48)  
ko‘e Maori (Cook Islands) Aitutaki Atoll McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
koe Maori (Cook Islands) Nassau Island McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
koe Pukapukan Pukapuka Atoll McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
ko‘e papa‘ā Maori (Cook Islands) Cook Islands McCormack, Gerald (2013) Rarotonga, Mangaia, Ma'uke, Miti'aro. Bambusa vulgaris
ko‘e tinitō Maori (Cook Islands) ‘Atiu Island McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
kofe Tongan Tonga Islands Yuncker, T. G. (1959) (p. 52) Bambusa vulgaris
kofe Tuvaluan Tuvalu Islands Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 188)  
kofe Wallisian Futuna Island Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 188)  
kofe Wallisian Wallis (‘Uvea) Island Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 188)  
kofefiti Wallisian Futuna Island Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 188) Bambusa vulgaris
kohe Rakahanga-Manihiki Manihiki Atoll McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
kohe Rakahanga-Manihiki Rakahanga Atoll McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
le zhu shu Chinese ? Zhengyi, Wu/Raven, Peter H./Deyuan, Hong (2013)  
mbitu vavalangi Fijian Fiji Islands Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 296) Bambusa vulgaris
moor Yapese Yap (Waqab) Island Merlin, M./Kigfas, A./Keene, T./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 111) Bambusa vulgaris
‘ofe Samoan American Samoa Islands Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 369)  
‘ofe Samoan Western Samoa Islands Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 369)  
‘ofe Tahitian French Polynesia Islands Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 369)  
ofe Tahitian Society Islands Welsh, S. L. (1998) (p. 329) Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex Wendl.
‘ofe Fiti Samoan American Samoa Islands Whistler, W. A. (1984) (p. 479) Bambusa vulgaris
‘ofe Fiti Samoan Western Samoa Islands Whistler, W. A. (1984) (p. 479) Bambusa vulgaris
‘ohe Hawaiian Hawaiian Islands Little, Elbert L./Skolmen, Roger G. (1989)  
‘ohe Tahitian Society Islands Welsh, S. L. (1998) (p. 329) Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex Wendl.
pampu Tuvaluan Tuvalu Islands ? (0)  
pehri Pohnpeian Pohnpei Island Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 54) Bambusa vulgaris
pehri en sapahn Pohnpeian Pohnpei Island ? (0)  
pi‘ao Chamorro Northern Mariana Islands Raulerson, L./Rinehart, A. (1991) (p. 8)  
piao lahe Chamorro Guam Island Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 186) Bambusa blumeana
pi‘ao palaoan Chamorro Northern Mariana Islands Raulerson, L./Rinehart, A. (1991) (p. 8)  
piao paloan Chamorro Guam Island Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 186) Bambusa vulgaris
pio titoca Chamorro Guam Island Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 186) Bambusa blumeana
pitu Tongan Tonga Islands Yuncker, T. G. (1959) (p. 52) Bambusa vulgaris
te kaibaba I-Kiribati Kiribati (Republic of) Thaman, R. R. (1987) (p. 28)  
tituka Chamorro Guam Island Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 186) Bambusa blumeana

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Language/Location/Common name

Language Location Common name PIER bibliographic reference Comments
Carolinian Guam Island bwai ? (0)  
Carolinian Northern Mariana Islands bwai Raulerson, L./Rinehart, A. (1991) (p. 8)  
Chamorro Guam Island piao lahe Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 186) Bambusa blumeana
Chamorro Guam Island piao paloan Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 186) Bambusa vulgaris
Chamorro Guam Island pio titoca Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 186) Bambusa blumeana
Chamorro Guam Island tituka Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 186) Bambusa blumeana
Chamorro Northern Mariana Islands pi‘ao Raulerson, L./Rinehart, A. (1991) (p. 8)  
Chamorro Northern Mariana Islands pi‘ao palaoan Raulerson, L./Rinehart, A. (1991) (p. 8)  
Chinese ? le zhu shu Zhengyi, Wu/Raven, Peter H./Deyuan, Hong (2013)  
Chuukese Chuuk Islands iich Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 97) Bambusa vulgaris
English ? bamboo U. S. Government (2013)  
Fijian Fiji Islands mbitu vavalangi Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 296) Bambusa vulgaris
French ? bambou Gargominy, Oliver/Bouchet, Philipe/Pascal, Michel/Jaffre, Tanguy/Tourneu, Jean-Christophe (1996) (p. 380)  
Hawaiian Hawaiian Islands ‘ohe Little, Elbert L./Skolmen, Roger G. (1989)  
I-Kiribati Kiribati (Republic of) te kaibaba Thaman, R. R. (1987) (p. 28)  
Kosraean Kosrae Island bambu ? (0)  
Kwara‘ae Solomon Islands fi‘i kako Hancock, I. R./Henderson, C. P. (1988) (p. 50) Bambusa vulgaris
Maori (Cook Islands) Aitutaki Atoll ko‘e McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
Maori (Cook Islands) ‘Atiu Island ko‘e tinitō McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
Maori (Cook Islands) Cook Islands ko‘e papa‘ā McCormack, Gerald (2013) Rarotonga, Mangaia, Ma'uke, Miti'aro. Bambusa vulgaris
Maori (Cook Islands) Nassau Island koe McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
Marshallese Marshall Islands bae Vander Velde, Nancy (2003) (p. 48)  
Marshallese Marshall Islands koba Vander Velde, Nancy (2003) (p. 48)  
Nauruan Nauru Island ebarabaratu Thaman, R. R. (1987) (p. 28)  
Nauruan Nauru Island embarabaraba Thaman, R. R./Fosberg, F. R./Manner, H. I./Hassall, D. C. (1994) (p. 67)  
Niuean Niue Island kaho palangi Sykes, W. R. (1970) (p. 234) Bambusa vulgaris
Niuean Niue Island kaho papalangi Sykes, W. R. (1970) (p. 234) Bambusa vulgaris
Palauan Palau Islands (main island group) bambuu Fosberg, F. R./Otobed, D./Sachet, M.-H./Oliver, R. L./Powell, D. A./Canfield, J. E. (1980) (p. 6)  
Palauan Palau Islands (main island group) esel Fosberg, F. R./Otobed, D./Sachet, M.-H./Oliver, R. L./Powell, D. A./Canfield, J. E. (1980) (p. 6)  
Pohnpeian Pohnpei Island pehri Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 54) Bambusa vulgaris
Pohnpeian Pohnpei Island pehri en sapahn ? (0)  
Pukapukan Pukapuka Atoll koe McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
Rakahanga-Manihiki Manihiki Atoll kohe McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
Rakahanga-Manihiki Rakahanga Atoll kohe McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
Samoan American Samoa Islands ‘ofe Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 369)  
Samoan American Samoa Islands ‘ofe Fiti Whistler, W. A. (1984) (p. 479) Bambusa vulgaris
Samoan Western Samoa Islands ‘ofe Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 369)  
Samoan Western Samoa Islands ‘ofe Fiti Whistler, W. A. (1984) (p. 479) Bambusa vulgaris
Spanish Galápagos Islands caña amarilla Charles Darwin Foundation (2008) Bambusa vulgaris
Spanish Galápagos Islands caña verde Charles Darwin Foundation (2008) Bambusa vulgaris
Tahitian French Polynesia Islands ‘ofe Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 369)  
Tahitian Society Islands ofe Welsh, S. L. (1998) (p. 329) Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex Wendl.
Tahitian Society Islands ‘ohe Welsh, S. L. (1998) (p. 329) Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex Wendl.
Tongan Tonga Islands kofe Yuncker, T. G. (1959) (p. 52) Bambusa vulgaris
Tongan Tonga Islands pitu Yuncker, T. G. (1959) (p. 52) Bambusa vulgaris
Tuvaluan Tuvalu Islands kofe Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 188)  
Tuvaluan Tuvalu Islands pampu ? (0)  
Wallisian Futuna Island kofe Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 188)  
Wallisian Futuna Island kofefiti Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 188) Bambusa vulgaris
Wallisian Wallis (‘Uvea) Island kofe Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 188)  
Yapese Yap (Waqab) Island moor Merlin, M./Kigfas, A./Keene, T./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 111) Bambusa vulgaris

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Location/Language/Common name

Location Language Common name PIER bibliographic reference Comments
? Chinese le zhu shu Zhengyi, Wu/Raven, Peter H./Deyuan, Hong (2013)  
? English bamboo U. S. Government (2013)  
? French bambou Gargominy, Oliver/Bouchet, Philipe/Pascal, Michel/Jaffre, Tanguy/Tourneu, Jean-Christophe (1996) (p. 380)  
Aitutaki Atoll Maori (Cook Islands) ko‘e McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
American Samoa Islands Samoan ‘ofe Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 369)  
American Samoa Islands Samoan ‘ofe Fiti Whistler, W. A. (1984) (p. 479) Bambusa vulgaris
‘Atiu Island Maori (Cook Islands) ko‘e tinitō McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
Chuuk Islands Chuukese iich Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 97) Bambusa vulgaris
Cook Islands Maori (Cook Islands) ko‘e papa‘ā McCormack, Gerald (2013) Rarotonga, Mangaia, Ma'uke, Miti'aro. Bambusa vulgaris
Fiji Islands Fijian mbitu vavalangi Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 296) Bambusa vulgaris
French Polynesia Islands Tahitian ‘ofe Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 369)  
Futuna Island Wallisian kofe Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 188)  
Futuna Island Wallisian kofefiti Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 188) Bambusa vulgaris
Galápagos Islands Spanish caña amarilla Charles Darwin Foundation (2008) Bambusa vulgaris
Galápagos Islands Spanish caña verde Charles Darwin Foundation (2008) Bambusa vulgaris
Guam Island Carolinian bwai ? (0)  
Guam Island Chamorro piao lahe Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 186) Bambusa blumeana
Guam Island Chamorro piao paloan Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 186) Bambusa vulgaris
Guam Island Chamorro pio titoca Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 186) Bambusa blumeana
Guam Island Chamorro tituka Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 186) Bambusa blumeana
Hawaiian Islands Hawaiian ‘ohe Little, Elbert L./Skolmen, Roger G. (1989)  
Kiribati (Republic of) I-Kiribati te kaibaba Thaman, R. R. (1987) (p. 28)  
Kosrae Island Kosraean bambu ? (0)  
Manihiki Atoll Rakahanga-Manihiki kohe McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
Marshall Islands Marshallese bae Vander Velde, Nancy (2003) (p. 48)  
Marshall Islands Marshallese koba Vander Velde, Nancy (2003) (p. 48)  
Nassau Island Maori (Cook Islands) koe McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
Nauru Island Nauruan ebarabaratu Thaman, R. R. (1987) (p. 28)  
Nauru Island Nauruan embarabaraba Thaman, R. R./Fosberg, F. R./Manner, H. I./Hassall, D. C. (1994) (p. 67)  
Niue Island Niuean kaho palangi Sykes, W. R. (1970) (p. 234) Bambusa vulgaris
Niue Island Niuean kaho papalangi Sykes, W. R. (1970) (p. 234) Bambusa vulgaris
Northern Mariana Islands Carolinian bwai Raulerson, L./Rinehart, A. (1991) (p. 8)  
Northern Mariana Islands Chamorro pi‘ao Raulerson, L./Rinehart, A. (1991) (p. 8)  
Northern Mariana Islands Chamorro pi‘ao palaoan Raulerson, L./Rinehart, A. (1991) (p. 8)  
Palau Islands (main island group) Palauan bambuu Fosberg, F. R./Otobed, D./Sachet, M.-H./Oliver, R. L./Powell, D. A./Canfield, J. E. (1980) (p. 6)  
Palau Islands (main island group) Palauan esel Fosberg, F. R./Otobed, D./Sachet, M.-H./Oliver, R. L./Powell, D. A./Canfield, J. E. (1980) (p. 6)  
Pohnpei Island Pohnpeian pehri Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 54) Bambusa vulgaris
Pohnpei Island Pohnpeian pehri en sapahn ? (0)  
Pukapuka Atoll Pukapukan koe McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
Rakahanga Atoll Rakahanga-Manihiki kohe McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
Society Islands Tahitian ofe Welsh, S. L. (1998) (p. 329) Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex Wendl.
Society Islands Tahitian ‘ohe Welsh, S. L. (1998) (p. 329) Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex Wendl.
Solomon Islands Kwara‘ae fi‘i kako Hancock, I. R./Henderson, C. P. (1988) (p. 50) Bambusa vulgaris
Tonga Islands Tongan kofe Yuncker, T. G. (1959) (p. 52) Bambusa vulgaris
Tonga Islands Tongan pitu Yuncker, T. G. (1959) (p. 52) Bambusa vulgaris
Tuvalu Islands Tuvaluan kofe Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 188)  
Tuvalu Islands Tuvaluan pampu ? (0)  
Wallis (‘Uvea) Island Wallisian kofe Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 188)  
Western Samoa Islands Samoan ‘ofe Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 369)  
Western Samoa Islands Samoan ‘ofe Fiti Whistler, W. A. (1984) (p. 479) Bambusa vulgaris
Yap (Waqab) Island Yapese moor Merlin, M./Kigfas, A./Keene, T./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 111) Bambusa vulgaris

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Language/Common name/Location

Language Common name Location PIER bibliographic reference Comments
Carolinian bwai Guam Island ? (0)  
Carolinian bwai Northern Mariana Islands Raulerson, L./Rinehart, A. (1991) (p. 8)  
Chamorro pi‘ao Northern Mariana Islands Raulerson, L./Rinehart, A. (1991) (p. 8)  
Chamorro piao lahe Guam Island Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 186) Bambusa blumeana
Chamorro pi‘ao palaoan Northern Mariana Islands Raulerson, L./Rinehart, A. (1991) (p. 8)  
Chamorro piao paloan Guam Island Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 186) Bambusa vulgaris
Chamorro pio titoca Guam Island Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 186) Bambusa blumeana
Chamorro tituka Guam Island Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 186) Bambusa blumeana
Chinese le zhu shu ? Zhengyi, Wu/Raven, Peter H./Deyuan, Hong (2013)  
Chuukese iich Chuuk Islands Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 97) Bambusa vulgaris
English bamboo ? U. S. Government (2013)  
Fijian mbitu vavalangi Fiji Islands Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 296) Bambusa vulgaris
French bambou ? Gargominy, Oliver/Bouchet, Philipe/Pascal, Michel/Jaffre, Tanguy/Tourneu, Jean-Christophe (1996) (p. 380)  
Hawaiian ‘ohe Hawaiian Islands Little, Elbert L./Skolmen, Roger G. (1989)  
I-Kiribati te kaibaba Kiribati (Republic of) Thaman, R. R. (1987) (p. 28)  
Kosraean bambu Kosrae Island ? (0)  
Kwara‘ae fi‘i kako Solomon Islands Hancock, I. R./Henderson, C. P. (1988) (p. 50) Bambusa vulgaris
Maori (Cook Islands) ko‘e Aitutaki Atoll McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
Maori (Cook Islands) koe Nassau Island McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
Maori (Cook Islands) ko‘e papa‘ā Cook Islands McCormack, Gerald (2013) Rarotonga, Mangaia, Ma'uke, Miti'aro. Bambusa vulgaris
Maori (Cook Islands) ko‘e tinitō ‘Atiu Island McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
Marshallese bae Marshall Islands Vander Velde, Nancy (2003) (p. 48)  
Marshallese koba Marshall Islands Vander Velde, Nancy (2003) (p. 48)  
Nauruan ebarabaratu Nauru Island Thaman, R. R. (1987) (p. 28)  
Nauruan embarabaraba Nauru Island Thaman, R. R./Fosberg, F. R./Manner, H. I./Hassall, D. C. (1994) (p. 67)  
Niuean kaho palangi Niue Island Sykes, W. R. (1970) (p. 234) Bambusa vulgaris
Niuean kaho papalangi Niue Island Sykes, W. R. (1970) (p. 234) Bambusa vulgaris
Palauan bambuu Palau Islands (main island group) Fosberg, F. R./Otobed, D./Sachet, M.-H./Oliver, R. L./Powell, D. A./Canfield, J. E. (1980) (p. 6)  
Palauan esel Palau Islands (main island group) Fosberg, F. R./Otobed, D./Sachet, M.-H./Oliver, R. L./Powell, D. A./Canfield, J. E. (1980) (p. 6)  
Pohnpeian pehri Pohnpei Island Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 54) Bambusa vulgaris
Pohnpeian pehri en sapahn Pohnpei Island ? (0)  
Pukapukan koe Pukapuka Atoll McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
Rakahanga-Manihiki kohe Manihiki Atoll McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
Rakahanga-Manihiki kohe Rakahanga Atoll McCormack, Gerald (2013) Bambusa vulgaris
Samoan ‘ofe American Samoa Islands Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 369)  
Samoan ‘ofe Western Samoa Islands Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 369)  
Samoan ‘ofe Fiti American Samoa Islands Whistler, W. A. (1984) (p. 479) Bambusa vulgaris
Samoan ‘ofe Fiti Western Samoa Islands Whistler, W. A. (1984) (p. 479) Bambusa vulgaris
Spanish caña amarilla Galápagos Islands Charles Darwin Foundation (2008) Bambusa vulgaris
Spanish caña verde Galápagos Islands Charles Darwin Foundation (2008) Bambusa vulgaris
Tahitian ‘ofe French Polynesia Islands Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 369)  
Tahitian ofe Society Islands Welsh, S. L. (1998) (p. 329) Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex Wendl.
Tahitian ‘ohe Society Islands Welsh, S. L. (1998) (p. 329) Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex Wendl.
Tongan kofe Tonga Islands Yuncker, T. G. (1959) (p. 52) Bambusa vulgaris
Tongan pitu Tonga Islands Yuncker, T. G. (1959) (p. 52) Bambusa vulgaris
Tuvaluan kofe Tuvalu Islands Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 188)  
Tuvaluan pampu Tuvalu Islands ? (0)  
Wallisian kofe Futuna Island Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 188)  
Wallisian kofe Wallis (‘Uvea) Island Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 188)  
Wallisian kofefiti Futuna Island Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 188) Bambusa vulgaris
Yapese moor Yap (Waqab) Island Merlin, M./Kigfas, A./Keene, T./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 111) Bambusa vulgaris

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