Chusquea perligulata (Pilg.) McClure

First published in Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 9: 75 (1973)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Ecuador. It is a bamboo and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Descriptions

Morphology General Habit
Perennial. Culms erect; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete. Lateral branches dendroid. Leaf-sheaths striately veined; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath auricles erect (united to form a collar); 5 mm long. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; 5-7 mm long. Collar without external ligule. Leaf-blade base asymmetrical; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.5 cm long. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 17-23 cm long; 30-40 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 14 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins smooth. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
South America: western South America.
Reference
Bambuseae. Pilger 2002.
[GB]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/45945/11026441

Conservation
LC - least concern
[IUCN]

Sources

  • GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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 2023. 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