1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Chimonobambusa Makino
      1. Chimonobambusa opienensis (Keng f.) 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; 400-700 cm long; 10-30 mm diam.; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes channelled, or quadrangular; thin-walled; smooth; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes flush with internodes; glabrous. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement two, or three; in a horizontal line; with subequal branches; thinner than stem. Culm-sheaths deciduous; chartaceous; antrorsely scabrous; hispid; with yellow hairs; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule entire. Culm-sheath blade linear; erect; glabrous on surface. Leaves cauline; 1 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long; truncate. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades deciduous at the ligule; lanceolate; 8-12 cm long; 13-20 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 8-10 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: China.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Hsueh & Yi 2002.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China South-Central

    Chimonobambusa opienensis (Keng f.) T.H.Wen & Ohrnb. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in D.Ohrnberger, Bamboos World Gen. Chimonobambusa: 30 (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