EPPO Global Database

Bambusa vulgaris(BAMVU)

Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: BAMVU
  • Preferred name: Bambusa vulgaris
  • Authority: Schrader


Tropical Asia. Widely grown as building material, and for paper. Also used for its edible shoots. Introduced into Europe in the 18th century and into North America in the19th. One of the most widely distributed and commercially useful bamboos

Common names
Name Language
common bamboo English
feather bamboo English
golden bamboo English
gelber Bambus German
bambou roseau French
bambú cafia de indios Spanish
bambú común Spanish
bambú de India Spanish
mambua Spanish
bambù Italian
gele bamboes Dutch
bambu-crioulo Portuguese
bambu-verde Portuguese
bambu-vulgar Portuguese
bambu Swedish
бамбук обыкновенный Russian
бамбук тростниковый Russian