Phyllostachys acuta C.D.Chu & C.S.Chao

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

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 800 cm long; 40-60 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes semiterete; thin-walled; mid-green; distally mealy. Culm-nodes purple. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement two; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths green and brown; distinctly mottled with last colour; glabrous, or puberulous; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule purple; ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade linear; reflexed; flat. Leaves cauline. Ligule a ciliolate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China.
Reference
Bambuseae. Chu & Chao 2002.

Native to:

China Southeast

Phyllostachys acuta C.D.Chu & C.S.Chao appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Apr 28, 1974 Chao, C.S. [74110], China K000912212 paratype Yes
Chu, C.D. [75009], China K000912213 paratype Yes

First published in Acta Phytotax. Sin. 18: 172 (1980)

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.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

  • GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    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 2022. 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 2022. 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