1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Cephalostachyum Munro
      1. Cephalostachyum mannii (Gamble) Stapleton

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Arunachal Pradesh to China (NW. Yunnan).

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms scandent; slender; 1000 cm long; 8 mm diam.; wiry and woody. Culm-internodes 90 cm long. Lateral branches dendroid. Culm-sheaths tardily deciduous; 30-40 cm long; hispid; with dark brown hairs. Culm-sheath blade linear; as wide as sheath at base; 25 cm long; mucronate. Leaf-sheaths striately veined; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.5 cm long. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 20 cm long; 20 mm wide; chartaceous; glaucous. Leaf-blade venation with 10 secondary veins; with obscure cross veins. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex attenuate; filiform.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: China. Asia-tropical: India.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Seeeth. & Kumar 2002.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya

    Cephalostachyum mannii (Gamble) Stapleton appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mann, G. [21845], India K000912083
    Mann, G. [21845], India K000912084
    Mann, G. [21845], India K000912085
    Mann, G. [s.n.] K000912086

    First published in Kew Bull. 52: 700 (1997)

    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
    • Choudhary, R.K., Srivastava, R.C., Das, A.K. & Lee, J. (2012). Floristic diversity assessment and vegetation analysis of Upper Siang district of eastern Himalaya in North East India Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 42: 222-246.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.

    Sources

    GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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    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