EPPO Global Database

Guadua angustifolia(GUDAN)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: GUDAN
  • Preferred name: Guadua angustifolia
  • Authority: Kunth


South America (Peru to Venezuela). The largest and economically most important bamboo in the Western Hemisphere. Introduced in Guyana, Argentina and southern Brazil

Common names
Name Language
Colombian thorny bamboo English
guadua English
guadua à feuilles étroites French
caña guayaquil Spanish (BO)
bambu-colombiano Portuguese
caña-guadua Portuguese
бамбук гуадуа Russian