Bambusa arnhemica

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Bambusa arnhemica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Bambusa
Species: B. arnhemica
Binomial name
Bambusa arnhemica

Bambusa arnhemica is one of three bamboo species native to Australia. It grows in the northwestern areas of the Northern Territory, and is common on riverbanks in Kakadu. Stems turn orange yellow as they harden. Upper stems and branches arch gracefully. It grows to about 8 m in height.

The plant was first described by Ferdinand von Mueller.[2]


  1. ^ Mueller, F.J.H. von (1886) Australian Journal of Pharmacy 1: 447 "On the Daly-River; Moritz Holtze."
  2. ^ "Bambusa arnhemica F.Muell.". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI). Australian National Herbarium. Retrieved 2008-10-23. 

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