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

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 700-1000 cm long; 50-60 mm diam.; woody; without nodal roots, or with root thorns from the nodes. Culm-internodes terete; distally mealy and hispid. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; glabrous, or hispid; with appressed hairs; with tawny hairs; auriculate; with unequal auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with curved hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 3 mm high; dentate and ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; deciduous; erect; scabrid. Leaves cauline. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China. Asia-tropical: Indo-China.
Reference
Bambuseae. Chia & Fung 2002.

Native to:

China Southeast, Hainan, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Ecuador, South China Sea

Bambusa gibba McClure appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
McClure, F.A. [18518], China K000854759 Unknown type material

First published in Lingnan Univ. Sci. Bull. 9: 10 (1940)

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.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • 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