1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Chimonobambusa Makino
      1. Chimonobambusa luzhiensis (Keng f.) K.M.Lan

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

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    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 250-500 cm long; 10-20 mm diam.; woody; 20-26 -noded. Culm-internodes terete, or quadrangular; thick-walled; 14-18 cm long; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes flush with internodes; glabrous. Lateral branches dendroid; ascending. Bud complement 3. Branch complement three; in a horizontal line. Culm-sheaths persistent; 9-12 cm long; 2 times as long as wide; coriaceous; hispid; with tawny hairs; truncate at apex; without auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with straight hairs, or curved hairs; shoulders with 2-5 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; narrower than sheath; erect; 0.2-0.9 cm long; 1-2 mm wide; glabrous on surface. Leaves cauline; 2-4 per branch. Leaf-sheaths 3.5-8 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. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 7-30 cm long; 11-24 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 10-14 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 luzhiensis (Keng f.) K.M.Lan appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Fl. Guizhouensis 5: 309 (1988)

    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