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This species is accepted, and its native range is Vietnam.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 1100 cm long; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; glaucous; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes flush with internodes. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; coriaceous; glaucous; hispid; hairy at the base; with reflexed hairs; with black hairs; convex at apex; without auricles; setose on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; fimbriate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; constricted at base; deciduous; erect; scabrid; acuminate. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole glabrous. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 38 cm long; 24 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with obscure cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China.
Reference
Bambuseae. McClure 2002.

Native to:

Vietnam

Bambusa australis L.C.Chia & H.L.Fung appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 4, 1995 Tsang, W.T. [30546], Vietnam K000290528 isotype

First published in Acta Phytotax. Sin. 18: 214 (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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • H?, P.-H. (2000). Câyc? Vi?tnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam, ed. 2, 3: 1-1020. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.

GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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