1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Chimonobambusa Makino
      1. Chimonobambusa angustifolia C.D.Chu & C.S.Chao

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. China.

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    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 200 cm long; 10 mm diam.; woody; with root thorns from the nodes. Culm-internodes quadrangular; 8-15 cm long; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes purple. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement three; in a horizontal line. Culm-sheaths tardily deciduous; chartaceous; brown; glabrous; hairy on margins; concave at apex; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath blade inconspicuous. Leaves cauline; 1-3 per branch. Leaf-sheaths outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 8-17 cm long; 7-12 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 6-8 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: China.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Chu & Chao 2002.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast

    Chimonobambusa angustifolia C.D.Chu & C.S.Chao appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J. Nanjing Technol. Coll. Forest Prod. 1981(3): 36 (1981)

    Accepted by

    • 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
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

    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