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

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

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    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 900 cm long; 50 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes semiterete; thin-walled; 20-25 cm long; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes swollen; glabrous. Lateral branches dendroid. Culm-sheaths deciduous; green and brown; distinctly mottled with last colour; pilose; convex at apex; without auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with 10 mm long hairs. Leaves cauline; 3-4 per branch. Leaf-sheaths 3.5 cm long; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; spreading; 13 mm long. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 8-15 cm long; 10-18 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 8-10 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Synflorescence bractiferous; fasciculate; dense; with spathaceous subtending bracts; bracts 25-35 mm long; without axillary buds at base of spikelet; with ultimate bract subtending a compact bracteolate fascicle of spikelets; prophyllate below lateral spikelets. Fertile spikelets sessile.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 25-30 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 25-30 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Glume
    Glumes two; persistent; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume lanceolate; 10 mm long. Upper glume lanceolate; 20 mm long; chartaceous. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma elliptic; 23 mm long; chartaceous; without keel. Lemma apex acuminate. Palea chartaceous.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 3. Anthers 3; 10 mm long. Stigmas 3.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: China.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Wen 2002.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China Southeast

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

    First published in J. Bamboo Res. 2(1): 71 (1983)

    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