1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Chimonobambusa Makino
      1. Chimonobambusa unifolia (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; 100-160 cm long; 3-5 mm diam.; woody; 12-15 -noded. Culm-internodes terete; thick-walled; 12-15 cm long; distally pubescent. Culm-nodes flanged. Lateral branches suffrutescent; ascending. Bud complement 1. Branch complement three, or several; in a horizontal line. Culm-sheaths deciduous; 3.5-8.5 cm long; 4 times as long as wide; hispid; hairy below; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 0.5 mm high; entire. Culm-sheath blade triangular; erect; 0.15-1.2 cm long; 0.8-2 mm wide. Leaves cauline; 1 per branch. Leaf-sheaths outer margin glabrous. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Ligule absent. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.1-0.2 cm long; petiole glabrous, or pubescent. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 7-20 cm long; 11-25 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 8-12 secondary veins; with obscure cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: China.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Li 2002.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China South-Central

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

    First published in D.Ohrnberger, Bamboos World Gen. Chimonobambusa: 46 (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