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

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms woody. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled. Lateral branches dendroid. Leaves cauline. Ligule an eciliate membrane, or a ciliolate membrane.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Synflorescence bractiferous; clustered at the nodes; in untidy tufts; 1.2-1.5 cm long; 2-3 cm between clusters; with glumaceous subtending bracts; with axillary buds at base of spikelet; prophyllate below lateral spikelets; leafless between branches; 50 cm long overall.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 4 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets ovate; laterally compressed; 10 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 4 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets ovate; laterally compressed; 10 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes several; 4 empty glumes; persistent; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume ovate; 2 mm long; chartaceous. Lower glume margins ciliolate. Lower glume apex obtuse. Upper glume ovate; 4 mm long; chartaceous. Upper glume margins ciliolate. Upper glume apex obtuse.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma ovate; 5 mm long; without keel. Lemma margins ciliolate. Lemma apex mucronate. Palea oblong; 3.5 mm long. Palea keels ciliolate; adorned above.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Lodicules 3; 1 mm long; veined; ciliate. Anthers 3. Stigmas 3. Ovary pubescent on apex.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China.
Reference
Bambuseae. Rendle 2002.

Native to:

China South-Central, China Southeast

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 29, 1992 Faber, E. [1118], China K000854763 Unknown type material

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.
  • 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.

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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