1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Bonia Balansa
      1. Bonia amplexicaulis (L.C.Chia, H.L.Fung & Y.L.Yang) N.H.Xia

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

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    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 200-500 cm long; 5-15 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; 30-50 cm long; distally mealy and hispid. Lateral branches dendroid. Culm-sheaths hispid; with appressed hairs, or erect hairs; with tawny hairs; auriculate; setose on shoulders; shoulders with 1.5-2 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule entire. Culm-sheath blade ovate; constricted at base. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths puberulous. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; 6 mm long. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades oblong; 25-40 cm long; 45-80 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: China.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Chia et al 2002.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China Southeast

    Bonia amplexicaulis (L.C.Chia, H.L.Fung & Y.L.Yang) N.H.Xia appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Kew Bull. 51: 568 (1996)

    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 2019. 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 2019. 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