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Phyllostachys nigra, common name black bamboo, is a species of flowering plant in the bamboo subfamily of the grass family Poaceae, native to Hunan Province of China, and widely cultivated elsewhere. [1]

27 relations: Award of Garden Merit, Bamboo, Bambouseraie de Prafrance, Bambuseae, Commelinids, Common name, Cultivar, Family (biology), Flowering plant, Form (botany), France, Gard, Générargues, Hunan, John Lindley, Languedoc-Roussillon, Lumber, Monocotyledon, Native plant, Phyllostachys, Plant, Poaceae, Poales, Royal Horticultural Society, Shibataeinae, Species, William Munro.

Award of Garden Merit

The Award of Garden Merit (AGM) is a mark of quality awarded, since 1922, to garden plants (including trees, vegetables and decorative plants) by the British Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).

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The bamboos are a subfamily (Bambusoideae) of flowering perennial evergreen plants in the grass family Poaceae.

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Bambouseraie de Prafrance

The Bambouseraie de Prafrance (34 hectares, 84 acres) is a private botanical garden specializing in bamboos, located in Générargues, near Anduze, Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, France.

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Bambuseae is the most diverse tribe of bamboo in the grass family (Poaceae).

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In plant taxonomy, commelinids (originally commelinoids) (plural, not capitalised) is a name used by the APG III system for a clade within the monocots, which in its turn is a clade within the angiosperms.

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Common name

In biology, a common name of a taxon or organism (also known as a vernacular name, English name, colloquial name, trivial name, trivial epithet, country name, popular name, or farmer's name) is a name that is based on the normal language of everyday life; this kind of name is often contrasted with the scientific name for the same organism, which is Latinized.

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A cultivarCultivar has two meanings as explained under Formal definition. When used in reference to a taxon, the word does not apply to an individual plant but to all those plants sharing the unique characteristics that define the cultivar.

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Family (biology)

In biological classification, family (familia, plural familiae) is one of the eight major taxonomic ranks; it is classified between order and genus.

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Flowering plant

The flowering plants (angiosperms), also known as Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants.

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Form (botany)

In botanical nomenclature, a form (forma, plural formae) is one of the "secondary" taxonomic ranks, below that of variety, which in turn is below that of species; it is an infraspecific taxon.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.

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Gard (Gard) is a department in southern France in the Languedoc-Roussillon region.

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Générargues is a commune in the Gard department in southern France, around 10 km southwest of Alès.

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Hunan (Hunanese, Shuangfeng dialect) is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the south-central part of the country to the south of the middle reaches of the Yangtze River and south of Lake Dongting (hence the name Hunan, which means "south of the lake").

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John Lindley

John Lindley FRS (5 February 1799 – 1 November 1865) was an English botanist, gardener and orchidologist.

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Languedoc-Roussillon (Lengadòc-Rosselhon; Llenguadoc-Rosselló) is one of the 27 regions of France.

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Lumber (American English; timber in Australian English, British English, Hiberno-English, and New Zealand English) is wood that has been processed into beams and planks, a stage in the process of wood production.

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Monocotyledons, also known as monocots, are plants whose seeds typically contain only one embryonic leaf, or cotyledon.

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Native plant

Native plants are plants endemic (indigenous) to a given area in geologic time.

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Phyllostachys is a genus of Asian bamboo in the grass family.

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Plants, also called green plants, are multicellular eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.

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The Poaceae (English pronunciation) (also called Gramineae or true grasses) are a large and nearly ubiquitous family of monocotyledonous flowering plants.

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The Poales are a large order of flowering plants in the monocotyledons, and includes families of plants such as the grasses, bromeliads, and sedges.

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Royal Horticultural Society

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) was founded in 1804 in London, England, as the Horticultural Society of London, and gained its present name in a Royal Charter granted in 1861.

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Shibataeinae is a subtribe of bamboo (tribe Bambuseae of the family Poaceae).

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In biology, a species (abbreviated sp., with the plural form species abbreviated spp.) is one of the basic units of biological classification and a taxonomic rank.

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William Munro

William Munro (1818-1880) was an English plant collector, botanist, agrostologist, and officer.

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Black bamboo, Henon, Henon bamboo, Kuretake, 呉竹.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phyllostachys_nigra

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