Bambusa semitecta W.T.Lin & Z.M.Wu

First published in J. S. China Agric. Univ. 14(1): 111 (1993)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is China (Guangdong). It is a bamboo and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Descriptions

Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 200-300 cm long; 10-15 mm diam.; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete; 20-30 cm long. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several; in a clump. Culm-sheaths deciduous; hispid; with dark brown hairs; glabrous on margins; convex at apex; auriculate; with unequal auricles. Culm-sheath ligule 1.5 mm high; dentate and ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; narrower than sheath; deciduous; erect. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades linear, or lanceolate; 5.5-21 cm long; 8-18 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; hairy abaxially.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China.
Reference
Bambuseae. Fl China 2005.
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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 Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0