1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Chimonobambusa Makino
      1. Chimonobambusa damingshanensis Hsueh & W.P.Zhang

        This species is accepted, and its native range is China (Guangxi).

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    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 150-200 cm long; 6-8 mm diam.; woody; with aerial roots from the nodes. Culm-internodes terete; thick-walled; 10-13 cm long; smooth; distally glabrous, or pubescent. Culm-nodes flush with internodes, or swollen; pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement one, or two, or three; in a horizontal line; with subequal branches; thinner than stem. Culm-sheaths persistent; 1.1 length of internode; chartaceous; green and white; distinctly mottled with last colour; hispid; with tawny hairs; hairy on margins; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade linear; deciduous; erect; 0.3-0.4 cm long. Leaves cauline; 4-6 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; 11 mm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 6 mm long. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades deciduous at the ligule; lanceolate; 15-18 cm long; 11-13 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with distinct cross veins.
    Inflorescences
    Synflorescence bractiferous; scanty; with glumaceous subtending bracts; with axillary buds at base of spikelet. Fertile spikelets sessile.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 4-5 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 12 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 4-5 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 12 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Glume
    Glumes two; persistent; similar; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume lanceolate; membranous; without keels. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume lanceolate; membranous; without keels. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma lanceolate, or ovate; 10 mm long; 3-4 mm wide; chartaceous; without keel; 5-7 -veined. Lemma lateral veins with cross-veins. Lemma apex setaceously attenuate. Palea 6-7 mm long; 0.6-0.8 length of lemma. Palea apex dentate; 2 -fid. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 3; membranous; ciliate. Anthers 3. Stigmas 2.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with fleshy pericarp. Endosperm evanescent.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: China.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Wen 1996.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China Southeast

    Chimonobambusa damingshanensis Hsueh & W.P.Zhang appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J. Bamboo Res. 7(3): 5 (1988)

    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