1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Stapletonia P.Singh, S.S.Dash & P.Kumari
      1. Stapletonia arunachalensis (H.B.Naithani) P.Singh, S.S.Dash & P.Kumari

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Arunachal Pradesh.

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    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms scandent; pendulous at the tip; 1000-1500 cm long; 100-120 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; 20-100 cm long; yellow, or dark green; smooth. Culm-nodes swollen; pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Bud complement 1. Culm-sheaths deciduous; 15-26 cm long; 1-2 times as long as wide; coriaceous; pubescent; hairy above; with tawny hairs; hairy on margins; convex at apex. Culm-sheath ligule entire. Culm-sheath blade triangular; 10-25 cm long; 90-110 mm wide. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface, or pubescent. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 1.5 cm long. Leaf-blades oblong, or ovate; 30-48 cm long; 75-180 mm wide. Leaf-blade midrib conspicuous. Leaf-blade venation with 24-36 secondary veins. Leaf-blade surface scabrous; rough adaxially; glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    Asia-tropical: India.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Naithani 2002.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    East Himalaya

    Stapletonia arunachalensis (H.B.Naithani) P.Singh, S.S.Dash & P.Kumari appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Nelumbo 51: 241 (2009)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2019). World Checklist of Vascular Plants (WCVP Database) The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

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

    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