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Useful Tropical Plants

Schizostachyum funghomii

McClure

Poaceae

+ Synonyms

Schizostachyum subvexorum Q.H.Dai & D.Y.Huang

Common Name:

Schizostachyum funghomii
Drawing of the cane, leaves and flowers
Photograph by: Flora of China Illustrations vol. 22, fig. 58, 1-14
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General Information

Schizostachyum funghomii is an evergreen bamboo forming a dense clump of stems up to 12 metres tall from short, woody rhizomes. The erect,thin-walled, woody culms are 4 - 10cm in diameter with internodes up to 67cm long[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
,
862
Title
Plant Material Introduced by the Division of Plant Exploration and Introduction, Bureau of Plant Industry
Publication
Plant Inventory No. 135
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
USDA; Washington.
Year
1949
ISBN
 
Description
A record of the plant material received by the Division of Plant Exploration and Introduction during the period from April 1 to June 30, 1938. It gives some information on plant uses. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as food and a source of materials, A very ornamental plant, it is often grown in gardens[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
,
862
Title
Plant Material Introduced by the Division of Plant Exploration and Introduction, Bureau of Plant Industry
Publication
Plant Inventory No. 135
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
USDA; Washington.
Year
1949
ISBN
 
Description
A record of the plant material received by the Division of Plant Exploration and Introduction during the period from April 1 to June 30, 1938. It gives some information on plant uses. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.

Range

E. Asia - southern China, Vietnam.

Habitat

Hills and forests[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
].

Properties

Edibility Rating *  *
Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Bamboo
Height10.00 m
PollinatorsWind
Cultivation StatusCultivated, Ornamental, Wild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

Young shoots - cooked[
863
Title
World Bamboo Resources
Publication
Non-Wood Forest Products No. 18
Author
Lobovikov M.; Paudel S.; Piazza M.; Ren H.; Wu J.
Website
http://www.fao.org/docrep/
Publisher
FAO; Rome.
Year
2007
ISBN
978-92-5-10578-0
Description
Mainly an overview on the global uses of Bamboo, it gives some specific information on plants. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The culms are split for use in weaving, and are used for making floating piers and, to a certain extent, for making pulp for a cheap grade of paper[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
,
862
Title
Plant Material Introduced by the Division of Plant Exploration and Introduction, Bureau of Plant Industry
Publication
Plant Inventory No. 135
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
USDA; Washington.
Year
1949
ISBN
 
Description
A record of the plant material received by the Division of Plant Exploration and Introduction during the period from April 1 to June 30, 1938. It gives some information on plant uses. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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