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This species is accepted, and its native range is China (S. Gansu, N. Sichuan).
Fargesia rufa

[GB]
Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short (6-18cm); pachymorph. Culms 250-350 cm long; 8-10 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thick-walled; 15-20 cm long; smooth; distally pruinose. Culm-nodes with distinct supra-nodal ridge. Lateral branches dendroid; reflexed. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths tardily deciduous; coriaceous; hispid; with dark brown hairs; hairy on margins; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade linear, or lanceolate; deciduous; reflexed; glabrous on surface. Leaves 2-4 per branch. Leaf-sheaths ribbed; glabrous on surface; outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty; 1-1.5 mm long; pale. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long; obtuse. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades linear, or lanceolate; 6-10 cm long; 6-8 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 4-6 secondary veins; with obscure cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous; hairless throughout, or except near base. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex attenuate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China.
Reference
Bambuseae. Fl China 2006.

Native to:

China North-Central, China South-Central

Fargesia rufa T.P.Yi appears in other Kew resources:

First published in J. Bamboo Res. 4(2): 27 (1985)

Accepted by

  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

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

GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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

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