1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Ampelocalamus S.L.Chen T.H.Wen & G.Y.Sheng
      1. Ampelocalamus calcareus C.D.Chu & C.S.Chao

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

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; inclined at the tip; 100-150 cm long; 4-5 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; 8-18 cm long; distally pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Bud complement 1. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths persistent; pubescent; with white hairs; hairy on margins; auriculate; setose on shoulders; shoulders with straight hairs; shoulders with 10 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 7-10 mm high; ciliate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; reflexed. Leaves 2-3 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface; outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; spreading and deciduous; 5-7 mm long. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule a ciliolate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades deciduous at the ligule; lanceolate, or oblong; 7-20 cm long; 12-30 mm wide; coriaceous; mid-green and glaucous; discolorous with last colour beneath. Leaf-blade venation with 8-14 secondary veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: China.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Chu & Chao 2002.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China South-Central

    Ampelocalamus calcareus C.D.Chu & C.S.Chao appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Acta Phytotax. Sin. 21: 204 (1983)

    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