1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Phyllostachys Siebold & Zucc.
      1. Phyllostachys viridiglaucescens (Carrière) Rivière & C.Rivière

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

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 1000 cm long; 54 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes semiterete; thin-walled; 30 cm long; striate; distally pruinose. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement two; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths brown and purple; obscurely mottled with last colour; glabrous; without auricles, or auriculate; setose on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 2 mm high; ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade linear; reflexed; wrinkled. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; purple. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 10-18 cm long; 17-22 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; densely hairy; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: Caucasus and China.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. McClure 2002.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    China Southeast

    Introduced into:

    New Jersey, Transcaucasus

    Phyllostachys viridiglaucescens (Carrière) Rivière & C.Rivière appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Apr 24, 1986 McClure, F.A. [21182], USA K000912248 Unknown type material
    Apr 21, 1986 McClure, F.A. [21054], USA K000912246 Unknown type material
    Apr 21, 1986 McClure, F.A. [21542], USA K000912247 Unknown type material
    Apr 21, 1986 Soderstrom, T.R. [2521], USA K000912244 Unknown type material
    Apr 21, 1986 Soderstrom, T.R. [2521], USA K000912245 Unknown type material
    Nicholson, G. [4066], Europe K000912214
    Munro, W. [16], Italy K000912216
    s.coll. [s.n.], Europe K000912215
    s.coll. [s.n.], Europe K000912217
    s.coll. [12], Europe K000912218

    First published in Bull. Soc. Acclim. France, sér. 3, 5: 700 (1878)

    Accepted by

    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2007). Flora of North America North of Mexico 24: 1-908. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • 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.
    • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Conspectus Florae Caucasi 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2007). Flora of North America North of Mexico 24: 1-908. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Conspectus Florae Caucasi 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.

    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.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/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