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This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to China (Yunnan) and Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[GB]
Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 600-2000 cm long; 50-100 mm diam.; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; 36-60 cm long; mid-green, or grey. Lateral branches dendroid; spreading. Branch complement many. Culm-sheaths 15-23 cm long; 1 times as long as wide; pubescent; with appressed hairs; with tawny hairs; truncate at apex, or convex at apex; auriculate; ciliate on shoulders. Culm-sheath blade triangular; cordate; erect. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths striately veined; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; pale. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.2 cm long; petiole pubescent. Leaf-blades linear, or oblong; 15-25 cm long; 17-37 mm wide. Leaf-blade midrib evident. Leaf-blade venation with 12-20 secondary veins. Leaf-blade surface puberulous; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Synflorescence bractiferous; clustered at the nodes; in untidy tufts; lax; with spathaceous subtending bracts; with axillary buds at base of spikelet; prophyllate below lateral spikelets; leafless between clusters.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 4-6 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets linear; subterete; 25-75 mm long; 5 mm wide; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite; clavate; eventually visible between lemmas; pilose; hairy at tip.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 4-6 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets linear; subterete; 25-75 mm long; 5 mm wide; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite; clavate; eventually visible between lemmas; pilose; hairy at tip.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes several; 2-4 empty glumes.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma ovate; 12-25 mm long; 7-8 mm wide; without keel. Lemma margins eciliate, or ciliolate. Lemma apex acute, or acuminate; mucronate. Palea 7-9 -veined. Palea keels ciliate. Palea apex pubescent. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Lodicules 3; membranous; veined; ciliate. Anthers 6; 7.5-10 mm long; purple; anther tip smooth. Stigmas 3. Ovary umbonate; pubescent on apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; oblong; sulcate on hilar side; 7.5 mm long; hairy at apex.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China. Asia-tropical: India and Indo-China. Pacific: northwestern.
Reference
Bambuseae. Gamble 1995.

[CPLC]

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
Cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 800 - 1300 m.; Andes, Valle del Cauca.
Morphology General Habit
Árbol

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Brazil Southeast, Colombia, Ecuador, Iraq, Puerto Rico

Bambusa tulda Roxb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 7, 1995 Kerr, A.F.G. [15371], Thailand K000621880
Aug 7, 1995 Kerr, A.F.G. [15371], Thailand K000621883
Aug 7, 1995 Kerr, A.F.G. [15371], Thailand K000621882
Aug 7, 1995 Kerr, A.F.G. [15371], Thailand K000621881
Sep 1, 1984 Kerr, A.F.G. [10587], Thailand K000621865
Sep 1, 1984 Kerr, A.F.G. [10589], Thailand K000621868
Sep 1, 1984 Kerr, A.F.G. [10589], Thailand K000621866
Sep 1, 1984 Kerr, A.F.G. [10589], Thailand K000621867
Roxburgh, W. [s.n.], India K000357961 Unknown type material
Wallich, N. [5030], India K000357962 Unknown type material
Kerr, A.F.G. [10194], Thailand K000621859
Kerr, A.F.G. [8754], Thailand K000621869
Kerr, A.F.G. [8754], Thailand K000621871
Kerr, A.F.G. [3147], Thailand K000621877
Bunchuai, K. [761], Thailand K000631629
Hosseus, C.C. [408], Thailand K000631631
Niyomdham, C. [4017], Thailand K000631632
Alizzi [34290], Iraq K000795315
McClure, F.A. [21280], Brazil K001032016
Dransfield, S. [SD1437], Thailand K000795306
Kerr, A.F.G. [10194], Thailand K000621861
Sorensen, Th. [6697], Thailand K000631626
Kerr, A.F.G. [10527], Thailand K000621855
Kerr, A.F.G. [8754], Thailand K000621870
Kerr, A.F.G. [2921], Thailand K000621876
Kerr, A.F.G. [1029], Thailand K000621862
Kerr, A.F.G. [8754], Thailand K000621873
Kerr, A.F.G. [10194], Thailand K000621860
McClure, F.A. [21280], Brazil K001032017
Kerr, A.F.G. [10527], Thailand K000621858
Sorensen, Th. [1027], Thailand K000631630
McClure, F.A. [21280], Brazil K001032015
Kerr, A.F.G. [10527], Thailand K000621856
Larsen, K. [9337], Thailand K000631625
Sorensen, Th. [1124], Thailand K000631627
Kerr, A.F.G. [2921], Thailand K000621874
McClure, F.A. [21280], Brazil K001032014
Kerr, A.F.G. [3147], Thailand K000621878
Wallich [5027], India K000357960 Unknown type material
Kerr, A.F.G. [4782], Thailand K000621864
Kerr, A.F.G. [8754], Thailand K000621872
Kerr, A.F.G. [2921], Thailand K000621875
Kerr, A.F.G. [1029], Thailand K000621863
Kerr, A.F.G. [3147], Thailand K000621879
Smitinand, T. [4200], Thailand K000631628
Kerr, A.F.G. [10527], Thailand K000621857
McClure, F.A. [21583], Guatemala K001472142
McClure, F.A. [21583], Guatemala K001472143

First published in Fl. Ind. ed. 1832, 2: 193 (1832)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Bor, N.L. (1968). Flora of Iraq 9: 1-588. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Giraldo-Cañas, D. (2011). Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia Darwiniana 49: 139-247.
  • 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.
  • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590.
  • Lepcha, S.R., Sharma, T.P. & Das, A.P. (2009). Diversity and distribution of Bamboos in Pangolakha wildlife sanctuary in Sikkim, India Pleione 3(1): 13-17.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Noltie, H.J. (2000). Flora of Bhutan 3(2): 457-883. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Press, J.R. et al. (2000). Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal: i-x, 1-430. Natural History Museum, London.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

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.
  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Bor, N.L. (1968). Flora of Iraq 9: 1-588. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Forzza, R.C. & al. (2013). Lista de Espécies da Flora do Brasil http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/2010/.
  • Giraldo-Cañas, D. (2011). Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia Darwiniana 49: 139-247.
  • 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.
  • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Press, J.R. et al. (2000). Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal: i-x, 1-430. Natural History Museum, London.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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