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This species is accepted, and its native range is Assam (Nagaland).

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms 1000 cm long; 70-80 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thick-walled; 70 cm long; dark green; distally pruinose. Lateral branches dendroid. Culm-sheaths 18-35 cm long; 1 times as long as wide; coriaceous; brown; glabrous; auriculate; setose on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 0.5 mm high; dentate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; 7-30 cm long; 60-120 mm wide; acute. Leaf-sheath oral hairs ciliate. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base asymmetrical; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 9-23 cm long; 10-26 mm wide. Leaf-blade midrib conspicuous. Leaf-blade venation prominent; with 12-14 secondary veins. Leaf-blade surface scabrous; rough abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-tropical: India.
Reference
Bambuseae. Naithani 2009.

Native to:

Assam

Bambusa alemtemshii H.B.Naithani appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Indian Forester 133: 1575 (2007)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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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/
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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