*Phyllostachys aurea Carrière ex Rivière & C. Rivière. Phen: Mar. Hab: Suburban woodlands, upland forests and woodlands, riparian forests, stream banks, roadsides, pastures, old fields, persisting and spreading from plantings. Dist: Native of China and Japan.
Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia
Other Comments: This is the usual large bamboo cultivated and naturalizing in most of our region, forming dense stands, up to at least 15 m tall. Very rarely flowering in our region.
Synonymy: = Ar, ETx1, FlGr, FNA24, HC, Il, K1, K3, K4, Meso6, NcTx, RAB, Va, WH3, Duncan & Duncan [ (in prep), Judziewicz et al (2000); = n/a – C, Pa