Dendrocalamus farinosus (Keng & Keng f.) L.C.Chia & H.L.Fung

First published in Acta Phytotax. Sin. 18: 215 (1980)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. China to Vietnam. It is a bamboo and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Descriptions

Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 1000 cm long; 40-60 mm diam.; woody; with aerial roots from the nodes. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; 10-21 cm long; distally pruinose. Culm-nodes pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Bud complement 1. Branch complement many. Culm-sheaths deciduous; 15-21 cm long; 1 length of internode; coriaceous; brown, or red; hispid; with appressed hairs; with black hairs; truncate at apex; without auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with 7-10 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 3-6 mm high; lacerate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; constricted at base; reflexed; 4-12 cm long; 5-12 mm wide; scabrid. Leaves 4-8 per branch. Leaf-sheaths 6-7.5 cm long; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long; truncate. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.2 cm long. Leaf-blades oblong; 9-17 cm long; 15-25 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 10-14 secondary veins; with obscure cross veins. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China.
Reference
Bambuseae. Keng 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]

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