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This species is accepted, and its native range is Cambodia to S. Vietnam.

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes elongated; pachymorph. Culms erect; 800-1200 cm long; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; brown. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement many. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs ciliate. Ligule a ciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 21-25 cm long; 40-50 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 24 secondary veins; with obscure cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Synflorescence bractiferous; clustered at the nodes; in untidy tufts; 50-150 cm long; dense; with glumaceous subtending bracts; with axillary buds at base of spikelet; prophyllate below lateral spikelets; leafless between clusters.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 3-4 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; straight, or curved; laterally compressed; compressed slightly; 15-30 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 3-4 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; straight, or curved; laterally compressed; compressed slightly; 15-30 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes several; 2-3 empty glumes; shiny. Upper glume ovate; 5 mm long. Upper glume margins ciliolate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma ovate; 9-10 mm long; without keel. Lemma margins ciliate. Palea obovate; 9 mm long; 16 -veined. Palea keels eciliate, or ciliolate; adorned above. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Lodicules 3; membranous; ciliate. Anthers 6; 8 mm long; yellow. Stigmas 3. Ovary umbonate; pubescent on apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; obovoid; 6 mm long; glabrous, or hairy at apex.
Distribution
Asia-tropical: Indo-China.
Reference
Bambuseae. Lecomte 1996.

Native to:

Cambodia, Vietnam

Bambusa procera A.Chev. & A.Camus appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 28: 379 (1922)

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.
  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. Chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Camus, E.G. & Camus, A. in H. Lecomte (1922). Flore Générale de l'indo-Chine 1(3): 193-336.
  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. Chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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