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

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

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; (600-)1000-1400 cm long; 20-30 mm diam.; woody; with root thorns from the nodes. Culm-internodes terete, or quadrangular; thin-walled; 20 cm long; papillose. Culm-nodes without obvious supra-nodal ridge; pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement three. Culm-sheaths deciduous; chartaceous; hispid; with tawny hairs; hairy on margins. Culm-sheath ligule 0.5 mm high; ciliate. Culm-sheath blade linear; 3-6 cm long; 3 mm wide. Leaves cauline; 3 per branch. Leaf-sheaths smooth; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs ciliate; 4-5 mm long; pale. 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; 10-23 cm long; 15-20 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 8-10 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 ningnanica Hsueh f. & L.Z.Gao appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J. Bamboo Res. 6(2): 13 (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