1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Chusquea Kunth
      1. Chusquea mayrae A.E.Fisher, C.D.Tyrrell & L.G.Clark

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica.

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Culms scandent; 500-1000 cm long; 3-5 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; solid; 30-50 cm long; antrorsely scabrous. Culm-nodes with distinct supra-nodal ridge. Lateral branches dendroid; infravaginal. Branch complement many; in a horizontal line (1-2 rows). Culm-sheaths persistent (with girdle); 17-34 cm long; antrorsely scabrous; glabrous; hairy on margins; without auricles. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; erect; 4-11 cm long; scabrid; acute. Leaves 3-5 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface; outer margin hairy. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.8-2 mm long; entire, or erose; truncate. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.1-0.3 cm long; petiole glabrous. Leaf-blades linear, or lanceolate; 7.4-11.5 cm long; 4.5-11 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation without cross veins. Leaf-blade apex attenuate.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    South America: Mesoamericana.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Fisher et al 2011.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Costa Rica

    Chusquea mayrae A.E.Fisher, C.D.Tyrrell & L.G.Clark appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J. Amer. Bamboo Soc. 24: 16 (2011)

    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