1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Fimbribambusa Widjaja
      1. Fimbribambusa horsfieldii (Munro) Widjaja

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Jawa, Philippines.

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms leaning; 700-800 cm long; 8-10 mm diam.; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled. Culm-nodes swollen. Lateral branches dendroid. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths striately veined; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate; 7 mm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane; truncate. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base cuneate, or broadly rounded; asymmetrical; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or oblong; 30-35 cm long; 50-90 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 18-23 secondary veins. Leaf-blade apex attenuate.
    Inflorescences
    Synflorescence bractiferous; clustered at the nodes; in untidy tufts; open; with glumaceous subtending bracts; with axillary buds at base of spikelet; prophyllate below lateral spikelets; leafless between clusters; on a separate leafless culm.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 5-6 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 12-16 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite; curved; 1-2 mm long; glabrous.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 5-6 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 12-16 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite; curved; 1-2 mm long; glabrous.
    Glume
    Glumes two. Upper glume ovate; 3-5 mm long. Upper glume apex acuminate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma lanceolate; 6-7 mm long; without keel. Lemma surface scabrous. Lemma apex acute; mucronate. Palea 1 length of lemma. Palea surface puberulous; hairy on back. Palea apex ciliate. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 3; membranous; glabrous. Anthers 6; 2-3 mm long. Stigmas 3. Ovary umbonate.
    Distribution
    Asia-tropical: Malesia.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Gamble 1996.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Jawa, Philippines

    Fimbribambusa horsfieldii (Munro) Widjaja appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    s.coll. [2431], Jawa K000854873

    First published in Reinwardtia 11: 81 (1997)

    Not accepted by

    • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Bambusa horsfieldii.]

    Sources

    GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
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