1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Chimonobambusa Makino
      1. Chimonobambusa sichuanensis (T.P.Yi) T.H.Wen

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

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    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete; 38 cm long; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement three, or several; with subequal branches. Culm-sheaths persistent; coriaceous; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders, or ciliate on shoulders. Culm-sheath blade linear, or triangular; erect, or reflexed; 1.2-3.5 cm long; 1.5-25 mm wide. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 10-26 cm long; 15-30 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 10-14 secondary veins.
    Inflorescences
    Synflorescence bractiferous; scanty; with glumaceous subtending bracts; without axillary buds at base of spikelet; without prophylls. Fertile spikelets sessile.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets linear; laterally compressed; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Fertile
    Spikelets with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets linear; laterally compressed; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Glume
    Glumes several (1-2); persistent; similar; shorter than spikelet.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma oblong; chartaceous; without keel; 7-11 -veined. Lemma apex setaceously attenuate. Palea apex dentate; 2 -fid. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 3. Anthers 3; 5-6 mm long. Stigmas 2.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; oblong.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: China.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Fl China 2006.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China South-Central

    Chimonobambusa sichuanensis (T.P.Yi) T.H.Wen appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J. Bamboo Res. 6(2): 33 (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