Bambusa cornigera McClure

First published in Lingnan Univ. Sci. Bull. 9: 7 (1940)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is China (Guangxi). It is a bamboo and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Descriptions

Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; pendulous at the tip; 800-1300 cm long; 60-80 mm diam.; woody; without nodal roots, or with root thorns from the nodes. Culm-internodes terete; 24-28 cm long; distally pruinose. Culm-nodes pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid; arising from lower culm. Buds or branches present on lower quarter of culm. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; coriaceous; hispid; hairy above; with appressed hairs; with white hairs; truncate at apex; auriculate; with equal auricles; setose on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 3 mm high; ciliate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; erect. Leaves cauline. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or oblong; 12-20 cm long; 20-30 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pubescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China.
Reference
Bambuseae. Fl China 2005.
[GB]

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