Bambusa textilis McClure

First published in Lingnan Univ. Sci. Bull. 9: 14 (1940)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is China (Anhui, Guangdong, Guangxi) to Vietnam. It is a bamboo and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is used as a medicine, has environmental uses and for food.

Descriptions

Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose; clumped densely. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; nodding at the tip, or drooping at the tip; 900-1000 cm long; 50-60 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; distally glabrous, or hispid. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths deciduous; coriaceous; hispid; with appressed hairs; auriculate; with equal auricles; ciliate on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 2 mm high; dentate and ciliate. 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.
Reference
Bambuseae. McClure 2002.
[GB]

Extinction risk predictions for the world's flowering plants to support their conservation (2024). Bachman, S.P., Brown, M.J.M., Leão, T.C.C., Lughadha, E.N., Walker, B.E. https://nph.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/nph.19592

Conservation
Predicted extinction risk: not threatened. Confidence: confident
[AERP]

Distribution
Naturalised in Colombia.
[UPFC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Colombia
[CPLC]

Uses

Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.
[UPFC]

Sources

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