1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Chimonobambusa Makino
      1. Chimonobambusa puberula (Keng f.) T.H.Wen & Ohrnb.

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

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 400-500 cm long; 15-25 mm diam.; woody; 25-32 -noded. Culm-internodes terete, or quadrangular; thin-walled; 8-20 cm long; dark green, or purple; scaberulous; distally pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Bud complement 3. Branch complement three, or several; in a horizontal line. Culm-sheaths tardily deciduous; 10-13 cm long; 2 times as long as wide; coriaceous; brown; hispid; with dark brown hairs; hairy on margins; truncate at apex, or convex at apex; without auricles; ciliate on shoulders; shoulders with curved hairs; shoulders with 1-4 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; brown; entire. Culm-sheath blade triangular; narrower than sheath; erect; 0.2-1.3 cm long; 1-2 mm wide. Leaves cauline; 2-4 per branch. Leaf-sheaths 3-4 cm long; outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; erect, or curly; 3-5 mm long; dark. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long; truncate, or obtuse. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; chartaceous; mid-green and grey-green; discolorous with last colour beneath. Leaf-blade venation with 6-12 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 puberula (Keng f.) T.H.Wen & Ohrnb. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in D.Ohrnberger, Bamboos World Gen. Chimonobambusa: 32 (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