1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Chimonobambusa Makino
      1. Chimonobambusa macrophylla (Hsueh & T.P.Yi) T.H.Wen & Ohrnb.

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

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    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 150-500 cm long; 10-20 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes channelled; thick-walled; 18-21 cm long; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes flanged. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement three; in a horizontal line. Culm-sheaths deciduous; 7-11 cm long; 2 times as long as wide; chartaceous; glabrous; triangular at apex; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 0.5-1 mm high; ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade linear; 0.3-0.9 cm long; 1-1.5 mm wide; glabrous on surface. Leaves cauline; 1-4 per branch. Leaf-sheaths 4.5-7.2 cm long; outer margin glabrous, or hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.5-1 mm long; brown, or purple; truncate, or obtuse. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.15-0.4 cm long; petiole glabrous. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or oblong; 11-21 cm long; 16-39 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 10-16 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. Hsueh & Yi 2002.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China South-Central

    Chimonobambusa macrophylla (Hsueh & T.P.Yi) T.H.Wen & Ohrnb. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in D.Ohrnberger, Bamboos World Gen. Chimonobambusa: 21 (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