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Species description or overview

Bambusa vulgaris information from CTAHR (Motooka et al.) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Bambusa vulgaris from "Weeds of Hawaii's pastures and natural areas: an identification and management guide" (Motooka et al. 2003) is provided by the University of Hawaii's College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR).

Bambusa vulgaris description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Bambusa vulgaris as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).

Bambusa vulgaris information from "Common forest trees of Hawaii" View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Bambusa vulgaris is presented with respect to this species being a forest tree in Hawaii. The information on this site is from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) 1989 publication by Little and Skolmen entitled "Common forest trees of Hawaii (native and introduced)."

Bambusa vulgaris information from NTBG
Information about Bambusa vulgaris is available from the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Bambusa vulgaris
Nomenclatural information about Bambusa vulgaris is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Bambusa vulgaris information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Bambusa vulgaris, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Bambusa vulgaris
Nomenclatural information about Bambusa vulgaris is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Bambusa vulgaris (Poaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Bambusa vulgaris as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Bambusa vulgaris impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Bambusa vulgaris as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Risk assessments

Bambusa vulgaris weed risk assessment for Hawaii-Pacific
Results of a weed risk assessment for Bambusa vulgaris for the Hawaii-Pacific region are presented by the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment team.


Control methods

Bambusa vulgaris information from CTAHR (Motooka et al.) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Bambusa vulgaris from "Weeds of Hawaii's pastures and natural areas: an identification and management guide" (Motooka et al. 2003) is provided by the University of Hawaii's College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR).

Bambusa vulgaris management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Bambusa vulgaris as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Images

Images of Bambusa vulgaris (Poaceae) (common bamboo)
Links to high-resolution free images of Bambusa vulgaris (Poaceae) (common bamboo) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.


Distribution

Bambusa vulgaris worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Bambusa vulgaris is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Books

Our familiar island trees
Frear, Mary Dillingham. 1929. Our familiar island trees. Sponsored by The Outdoor Circle of Honolulu. Boston: Richard G. Badger, The Gorham Press. 161 pp. illus.

Weeds of Hawaii's Pastures and Natural Areas: An Identification and Management Guide
Motooka, Philip, Luisa Castro, Duane Nelson, Guy Nagai, and Lincoln Ching. 2003. Weeds of Hawaii's Pastures and Natural Areas: An Identification and Management Guide. College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (University of Hawaii--Manoa), Honolulu. 184 pp. color illus. ISBN: 1-929325-14-2.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

Weeds of Hawaii's Pastures and Natural Areas: An Identification and Management Guide
Motooka, Philip, Luisa Castro, Duane Nelson, Guy Nagai, and Lincoln Ching. 2003. Weeds of Hawaii's Pastures and Natural Areas: An Identification and Management Guide. College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (University of Hawaii--Manoa), Honolulu. 184 pp. color illus. ISBN: 1-929325-14-2.

Assessing the risks of plant invasions arising from collections in tropical botanical gardens
Dawson, Wayne, Ahmed S. Mndolwa, David F. R. P. Burslem, and Philip E. Hulme. 2008. Assessing the risks of plant invasions arising from collections in tropical botanical gardens. Biodiversity Conservation. Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2008.

Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values
Gon III, Samuel M. Ohukaniohia. 2008. Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values, by Joseph F. Rock Consulting Botanist, Board of Agriculture and Forestry Honolulu, Hawaii, 1920; transcribed and annotated by Samuel M. Ohukaniohia Gon III. Ethnobotany Research & Applications 6:405-442.


Experts

Bambusa vulgaris contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Bambusa vulgaris as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Bambusa vulgaris references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Bambusa vulgaris as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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