Definition of Genus phyllostachys
1. Noun. Medium and large bamboos.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Bambuseae, Tribe Bambuseae
Member holonyms: Fishpole Bamboo, Gosan-chiku, Hotei-chiku, Phyllostachys Aurea, Black Bamboo, Kuri-chiku, Phyllostachys Nigra, Giant Timber Bamboo, Ku-chiku, Madake, Phyllostachys Bambusoides
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Phyllostachys
Literary usage of Genus phyllostachys
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"3. SECTION II.—Internodes flattened, at least on one side; sheaths early deciduous. (The genus Phyllostachys.) A. Color of stems black. 23. ..."
2. Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan by Asiatic Society of Japan (1900)
"It may also be observed that as a rule the prominent node is a feature of the genus Phyllostachys, the smooth being characteristic of the ..."
3. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1919)
"... bamboo of the genus Phyllostachys is a favorite among the local landscape-gardeners, but has never flowered. It will be observed that of the 106 species ..."