Bambusa villosula Kurz

First published in Forest Fl. Burma 2: 553 (1877)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Myanmar. It is a bamboo and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Descriptions

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.
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Sources

  • GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora

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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0