1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Phyllostachys Siebold & Zucc.
      1. Phyllostachys violascens Rivière & C.Rivière

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. China.

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    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; inclined at the tip; 400-450 cm long; 20 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes semiterete; thin-walled; 25 cm long; purple. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement three; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths deciduous; purple; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; erect. Leaves cauline; 4-5 per branch. Ligule a ciliolate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 12-18 cm long; 12-20 mm wide; dark green and glaucous; discolorous with last colour beneath. Leaf-blade venation with 6-12 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: China.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Lawson 2002.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China Southeast

    Introduced into:

    China South-Central

    Phyllostachys violascens Rivière & C.Rivière appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Soc. Acclim. France, sér. 3, 5: 770 (1878)

    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