1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Phyllostachys Siebold & Zucc.
      1. Phyllostachys rutila T.H.Wen

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

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    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 1100 cm long; 30-50 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes semiterete; thin-walled; 24 cm long; mid-green; distally pruinose. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement two; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths yellow and red; striped and distinctly mottled with last colour; glabrous on margins; auriculate; with 4-9 mm high auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with 20 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 5-6 mm high; purple; ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; erect, or reflexed; flat, or wrinkled. Leaves cauline; 1-2 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Leaf-sheath auricles erect. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; truncate. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 10-13 cm long; 15-20 mm wide. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: China.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Wen 2002.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China Southeast

    Phyllostachys rutila T.H.Wen appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin 2(1): 70 (1982)

    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