1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Chimonobambusa Makino
      1. Chimonobambusa quadrangularis (Franceschi) Makino

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. China to Vietnam, Taiwan.

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 300-800 cm long; 10-40 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes quadrangular; thin-walled; 8-20 cm long; distally hispid; with tubercle-based hairs. Lateral branches dendroid. Bud complement 3. Branch complement three; in a horizontal line. Culm-sheaths persistent; chartaceous; green and purple; distinctly mottled with last colour; glabrous; hairy on margins; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath blade triangular. Leaves cauline; 2-5 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; pubescent on abaxial surface; truncate. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 8-29 cm long; 20-27 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 8-14 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acute.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: Caucasus, China, and eastern Asia. Australasia: New Zealand.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Bamboos of China 2002.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China Southeast, Taiwan, Vietnam

    Introduced into:

    New Zealand North

    Chimonobambusa quadrangularis (Franceschi) Makino appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    s.coll. [s.n.], Great Britain K000795353

    First published in Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 28: 153 (1914)

    Accepted by

    • Edgar, E & Connor, H.E. (2010). Flora of New Zealand, ed. 2, 5: 1-650. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Edgar, E & Connor, H.E. (2010). Flora of New Zealand, ed. 2, 5: 1-650. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • H?, P.-H. (2000). Câyc? Vi?tnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam, ed. 2, 3: 1-1020. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.

    Sources

    GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0