Phyllostachys aurea

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusPhyllostachys
SpeciesPhyllostachys aurea Riviere & C.Riviere
Common Namegolden bamboo
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesTN-IPPC Rank: Emerging Threat
Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Bambusa aurea Bambusa aurea hort. ex Rivière & C. Rivière
Phyllostachys bambusoides var. aurea Phyllostachys bambusoides var. aurea (Carrière ex Rivière & C. Rivière) Makino
Phyllostachys meyeri var. aurea Phyllostachys meyeri var. aurea (Carrière ex Rivière & C. Rivière) Pilip.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Anderson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Knox (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: EKY, HTTU, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2006 - 2009

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0037504 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Phyllostachys aurea
TENN-V-0037502 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Phyllostachys aurea
UOS08100 Franklin Tennessee 29 May 2009 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Phyllostachys aurea
TENN-V-0037503 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Phyllostachys aurea
TENN-V-0037501 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Phyllostachys aurea
UCHT035017 Giles Tennessee
UCHT
Phyllostachys aurea
31234100195195 Giles Tennessee 25 Feb 2006 Dwayne Estes
8682
EKY
Phyllostachys aurea
HTTU019024 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Phyllostachys aurea
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Plant Photos

Phyllostachys aurea - Joey Shaw
Phyllostachys aurea - Joey Shaw
Phyllostachys aurea - Joey Shaw
Phyllostachys aurea - Joey Shaw
Phyllostachys aurea - Joey Shaw
Phyllostachys aurea - Joey Shaw
Phyllostachys aurea - Joey Shaw
Phyllostachys aurea - Joey Shaw
Phyllostachys aurea - Joey Shaw
Phyllostachys aurea - Joey Shaw