EPPO Global Database

Phyllostachys heterocycla(PLLHE)

Code created in: 2010-12-13

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PLLHE
  • Preferred name: Phyllostachys heterocycla
  • Authority: (Carrière) Matsumura


Unique ornamental bamboo from China, which arises in the wild as a mutant from Phyllostachys edulis, the wild-type species (originally named as P. heterocycla f. pubescens).

Common names
Name Language
tortoise-shell bamboo English
bambou kikko French
kikkô-chiku Japanese
キッコウチク Japanese
филлостахис черепаховый Russian