1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Chimonobambusa Makino
      1. Chimonobambusa metuoensis Hsueh & T.P.Yi

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Tibet.

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 500-700 cm long; 10-25 mm diam.; woody; with root thorns from the nodes. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; mid-green; distally pubescent. Culm-nodes pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement three. Culm-sheaths tardily deciduous; 8-13 cm long; 0.7 length of internode; coriaceous; red, or purple; hairy on margins; without auricles. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; ciliate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; erect; 0.15-0.2 cm long; 1-1.5 mm wide; glabrous on surface. Leaves cauline; 2-3 per branch. Leaf-sheaths 4-8 cm long; glabrous on surface. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long; purple; truncate. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 12-33 cm long; 10-16 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface glabrous.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: China.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Fl China 2006.

    Distribution

    Chimonobambusa metuoensis Hsueh & T.P.Yi appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J. Bamboo Res. 2(1): 34 (1983)

    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