1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Chusquea Kunth
      1. Chusquea attenuata (Döll) L.G.Clark

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Minas Gerais).

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Culms scandent; 200-400 cm long; 7-10 mm diam.; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete; solid. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement in a clump. Leaf-sheaths deciduous; pilose. Ligule an eciliate membrane; truncate. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 4-8 cm long; 2-4 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade surface puberulous.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    South America: Brazil.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Martius 2006.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Southeast

    Chusquea attenuata (Döll) L.G.Clark appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Novon 3: 237 (1993)

    Accepted by

    • Soreng, R.J., Davidse, G., Peterson, P.M., Zuloaga, F.O., Judziewicz, E.J., Filgueiras, T.S. & Morrone, O. (eds.) (2005). Catalogue of New World Grasses project. TROPICOS,the Missouri Botanical Garden's on-line taxonomic database http://mobot.mobot.org/W3T/Search/nwgc.html.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Forzza, R.C. & al. (2013). Lista de Espécies da Flora do Brasil http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/2010/.

    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