Bambusa vulgaris – Golden Bamboo

Other notes

Other Name Combinations: Bambusa striata (WFO, 2023).

 

Notes: This plant has been reported as a larval host for Discophora sondaica – Common Duffer from Hong Kong (HOSTS, 2023). It might be used in India, too, but this needs confirmation.

 

References:

Nitin, R., V. C. Balakrishnan, P. V. Churi, S. Kalesh, S. Prakash, and K. Kunte. 2018. Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 10:11495–11550. DOI: https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3104.10.4.11495-11550.

HOSTS (2023) - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants. Accessed on 27 Jan 2023. URL: https://www.nhm.ac.uk/our-science/data/hostplants/search/.

WFO (2023): World Flora Online. Accessed on 27 Jan 2023. URL: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000853559.

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 27 Jan 2023. URL: https://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Golden%20Bamboo.html.

Page citation

Kawthankar, N. 2024. Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex J.C.Wendl. – Golden Bamboo. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/bambusa-vulgaris, accessed 2024/03/05.