Habitat & Distribution
Bambusa ventricosa is a species of bamboo which is native to Vietnam and to Guangdong province in southern China. The species is widely cultivated in subtropical regions around the world for the bulbous and ornamental culms. The species is used in bonsai.
Common names include Buddha bamboo and Buddha's-belly bamboo.
- Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
- Flora of China Vol. 22 Page 17, 佛肚竹 fo du zhu, Bambusa ventricosa McClure, Lingnan Sci. J. 17: 57. 1938.
- "Taxon: Bambusa ventricosa McClure". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Area. Retrieved 2013-05-20.
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