EPPO Global Database

Arundinaria gigantea(ABHGI)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ABHGI
  • Preferred name: Arundinaria gigantea
  • Authority: (Walter) Muhlenberg


USA (midwest to east coast). A. gigantea and A. tecta (sometimes treated as a subspecies of A. gigantea) are the only native North American bamboos

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Arundinaria gigantea subsp. macrosperma (Michaux) McClure
Arundinaria macrosperma Michaux
Arundo gigantea Walter

Common names
Name Language
canebrake bamboo English (US)
giant cane English (US)
river cane English
Riesenschilfrohr German
bambou canebreak French
caña del sur Spanish
bambu Portuguese
bambu-gigante Portuguese
арундинария гигантская Russian