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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; 400-500 cm long; 31 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes flush with internodes. Lateral branches dendroid. Buds or branches present on lower quarter of culm. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; glabrous; truncate at apex; auriculate; with subequal auricles; ciliate on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 3 mm high; dentate, or lacerate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; deciduous; erect; pubescent. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths hispid; with reflexed hairs. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate. Leaf-blade surface pilose; densely hairy; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China.
Reference
Bambuseae. Chia & Fung 2002.

Native to:

Hainan

Introduced into:

Puerto Rico

Bambusa mutabilis McClure appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Lingnan Univ. Sci. Bull. 9: 12 (1940)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • 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

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • 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