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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. China to Indo-China, Taiwan.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[GB]
Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 600 cm long; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled. Lateral branches dendroid. Culm-sheaths 26-30 cm long; glabrous. Culm-sheath ligule 4 mm high; ciliate. Culm-sheath blade ovate; 6 cm long; 30 mm wide; acuminate. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths striately veined; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base broadly rounded; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole pubescent. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or oblong; 15-25 cm long; 20-50 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex attenuate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Synflorescence bractiferous; clustered at the nodes; in oblong clusters; 1.5-2 cm long; with glumaceous subtending bracts; with axillary buds at base of spikelet; prophyllate below lateral spikelets; leafless between clusters.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 7-11 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets ovate; laterally compressed; 12-16 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite; obscured by lemmas.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 7-11 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets ovate; laterally compressed; 12-16 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite; obscured by lemmas.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes two. Lower glume ovate; 5 mm long. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume ovate; 5 mm long. Upper glume apex acute.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma ovate; 6-7 mm long; without keel; 18-20 -veined. Lemma margins ciliolate. Lemma apex acute. Palea 4 -veined. Palea surface pubescent. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Lodicules 3; membranous; veined; ciliate. Anthers 6. Stigmas 2, or 3. Ovary umbonate.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China and eastern Asia.
Reference
Bambuseae. Munro 2001.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Cultivada en Colombia.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba

Native to:

China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Myanmar, Taiwan, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Brazil Southeast, Colombia

Bambusa beecheyana Munro appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 3, 1995 McClure, F.A. [20893], Hong Kong K000482719
Dec 20, 1936 Beechey, F.W. [s.n.], China K000482717 Unknown type material
Oct 22, 1935 Hance, H.F. [1050], China K000482714
Zhu, N. [2782], Hong Kong K000482718
Chung, H.H. [2790], China K000482716
Zhu, N. [2788], Hong Kong K000482720
Marsden, J. [015], China K000482715

First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 26: 108 (1868)

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.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Forzza, R.C. & al. (2013). Lista de Espécies da Flora do Brasil http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/2010/.
  • Giraldo-Cañas, D. (2011). Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia Darwiniana 49: 139-247.
  • H?, P.-H. (2000). Câyc? Vi?tnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam, ed. 2, 3: 1-1020. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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/
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