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This species is accepted, and its native range is Myanmar.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[GB]
Morphology General Habit
Perennial; culms solitary, or caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 75 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; 30-40 cm long. Culm-nodes flush with internodes. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; glabrous; hairy on margins; truncate at apex. Culm-sheath blade inconspicuous. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths keeled; puberulous; outer margin hairy. 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 filiform; 12-20 cm long; 12-18 mm wide; glaucous. Leaf-blade venation indistinct; with 10-12 secondary veins; with obscure cross veins. Leaf-blade surface scabrous; rough adaxially; pubescent; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-tropical: Indo-China.
Reference
Bambuseae. Kurz 2002.

Native to:

Myanmar

Bambusa villosula Kurz appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Brandis, D. [384], Myanmar K000854840

First published in Forest Fl. Burma 2: 553 (1877)

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.
  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.

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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