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This species is accepted, and its native range is Hainan.

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 1000-1200 cm long; 100 mm diam.; woody; without nodal roots, or with root thorns from the nodes. Culm-internodes terete; thick-walled; distally glabrous. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths deciduous; glabrous, or puberulous; with appressed hairs; with tawny hairs; truncate at apex, or convex at apex; auriculate; with unequal auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with 8 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 3 mm high; dentate, or ciliate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; narrower than sheath; erect; pubescent; acuminate. Leaves cauline; 8 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; 12 mm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 4.5-18 cm long; 8-25 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 8-10 secondary veins. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Synflorescence bractiferous; clustered at the nodes; in untidy tufts; with glumaceous subtending bracts; with axillary buds at base of spikelet; prophyllate below lateral spikelets.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 4-5 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets linear, or lanceolate; laterally compressed; 20 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite; 1.5 mm long; pubescent.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 4-5 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets linear, or lanceolate; laterally compressed; 20 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite; 1.5 mm long; pubescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes two; persistent; shorter than spikelet.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma ovate; 7 mm long; without keel. Lemma surface glabrous. Lemma apex acute. Palea 1 length of lemma. Palea keels eciliate. Palea apex ciliate. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Lodicules 3; 3 mm long; membranous; veined; ciliate. Anthers 6; 4.5 mm long. Stigmas 2. Ovary pubescent on apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Caryopsis with adherent pericarp.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China.
Reference
Bambuseae. Lin 2002.

Native to:

Hainan

Bambusa duriuscula W.T.Lin appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bull. Bot. Lab. N. E. Forest. Inst., Harbin 1980(6): 87 (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
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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/
© 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 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