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Phyllostachys nigra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Phyllostachys
Species: P. nigra
Binomial name
Phyllostachys nigra

Phyllostachys nigra, also known as Black Bamboo or Kuretake (呉竹), , is a species of Phyllostachys, a genus of Bamboo.

Black bamboo stem
Multiple stems of one plant

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Classification System: APG II (down to family level)

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiospermae
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales
Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Bambusoideae
Tribus: Bambuseae
Genus: Phyllostachys
Species: Phyllostachys nigra
Varieties: P. n. var. henonis - P. n. var. nigra


Phyllostachys nigra (Lodd. ex Lindl.) Munro


  • Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. London 26:38. 1868
  • USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Data from 07-Oct-06]. [1]


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