Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex H.L. Wendl. (Coll. Pl. 2: 26. 1808.)
Localities: West Indies (exotic), Lesser Antilles (exotic) [Grenada, Barbados, Martinique, St. Lucia, ], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (exotic), Cuba (exotic), Cayman Island (exotic), Hispaniola (exotic)[ Dominican Republic, Gonave, Haiti, Tortue,], Puerto Rico (exotic)[ Vieques], Virgin Islands (exotic) ( St. Croix, St. John, ) ], North America (exotic: FL), Mexico (exotic), Central America (exotic), South America (exotic), Old World (native: probably Asia),
Common Names: Bambo (Dominican Republic), Bambou (Haiti), Bambú (Cuba), Bambú (Dominican Republic), Bambú (Puerto Rico), Bambúa (Puerto Rico), Bois bambou (Haiti), Caña brava (Cuba), Cañambú (Cuba), Common bamboo (Jamaica), Mambúa (Puerto Rico), Pito (Cuba), Yerba brava (Cuba),
Synonyms: Bambusa sieberi Griseb. (Fl. Brit. W. I. 528. 1864.),
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