Scientific Name:
Phyllostachys nigra (Lodd.) Munro (1867) var. nigra
Vernacular Name(s):
Black bamboo

Culms becoming black or heavily blotched black in 2nd year. Culm-sheath often with dark blotches towards apex. Branches black.

[From: Edgar and Connor (2000) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 5 (second printing).]

Sykes, W.R. 2000: Subfamily Bamusoideae. In: Edgar, E.; Connor, H. E. Flora of New Zealand Vol. V. Gramineae. Manaaki Whenua Press, Lincoln, New Zealand. 19–39.