1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Chimonobambusa Makino
      1. Chimonobambusa tuberculata Hsueh f. & L.Z.Gao

        This species is accepted, and its native range is China (SW. Sichuan, NE. Yunnan).

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    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 300-400 cm long; 12 mm diam.; woody; with aerial roots from the nodes. Culm-internodes terete; thick-walled; 14-18 cm long; papillose; distally hispid. Culm-nodes without obvious supra-nodal ridge; pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Culm-sheaths tardily deciduous; chartaceous; green and brown; distinctly mottled with last colour; hispid; with tawny hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 0.2 mm high. Culm-sheath blade triangular; 0.1-0.2 cm long. Leaves cauline; 3-4 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface; outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty; deciduous. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or oblong; 20-25 cm long; 20-30 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 12-18 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: China.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Fl China 2006.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China South-Central

    Chimonobambusa tuberculata Hsueh f. & L.Z.Gao appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J. Bamboo Res. 6(2): 11 (1987)

    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