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    Taxonomic name: Phyllostachys flexuosa A.& C. Rivière
    Common names:
    Organism type: herb
    Originally from China, Phyllostachys flexuosa is a bamboo growing 6 to 10 metres in height. Phyllostachys flexuosa has a strong growth rate and spreads very easily via a particularly vigorous network of underground stems which emit shoots. It forms dense stands which prevent native vegetation from growing.
    Occurs in:
    natural forests, ruderal/disturbed
    Geographical range
    Native range: China.
    Known introduced range: New Caledonia (PIER, 2006)
    Compiled by: Comité français de l'UICN (IUCN French Committee) & IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG)
    Last Modified: Friday, 14 March 2008

ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland