1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Chusquea Kunth
      1. Chusquea perligulata (Pilg.) McClure

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Ecuador.

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Culms erect; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete. Lateral branches dendroid. Leaf-sheaths striately veined; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath auricles erect (united to form a collar); 5 mm long. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; 5-7 mm long. Collar without external ligule. Leaf-blade base asymmetrical; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.5 cm long. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 17-23 cm long; 30-40 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 14 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins smooth. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    South America: western South America.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Pilger 2002.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Chusquea perligulata (Pilg.) McClure appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 9: 75 (1973)

    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.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181.

    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