1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Chimonobambusa Makino
      1. Chimonobambusa paucispinosa T.P.Yi

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

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 300-500 cm long; 10-20 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thick-walled; 6-14 cm long; distally pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Bud complement 1. Branch complement three; in a horizontal line. Culm-sheaths deciduous; coriaceous; glabrous, or pilose; glabrous on margins; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 0.5 mm high. Culm-sheath blade linear, or triangular; erect; 0.3-0.6 cm long; 1-2 mm wide. Leaves cauline; 1-2(-4) per branch. Leaf-sheaths 2.2-3.2 cm long; outer margin glabrous. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.3 mm long; truncate. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 4.5-13 cm long; 6-15 mm wide; chartaceous; mid-green and glaucous; discolorous with last colour beneath. Leaf-blade venation with 6-8 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: China.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Yi 2002.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China South-Central

    Chimonobambusa paucispinosa T.P.Yi appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J. Bamboo Res. 9(3): 24 (1990)

    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