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

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms geniculately ascending; 1000-1500 cm long; 50-100 mm diam.; woody; with aerial roots from the nodes. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; 15-46 cm long; grey; distally glabrous. Lateral branches dendroid. Buds or branches absent from lower quarter of culm. Culm-sheaths deciduous; 10-12 cm long; 0.66 times as long as wide; hispid; with appressed hairs; with black hairs; truncate at apex, or convex at apex; auriculate; ciliate on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 2 mm high. Culm-sheath blade triangular; 4-5 cm long. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface, or puberulous. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; deciduous; 2 mm long. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base asymmetrical; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.5 cm long. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 10-25 cm long; 15-25 mm wide; mid-green and glaucous; discolorous with last colour beneath. Leaf-blade surface puberulous; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-tropical: India.
Reference
Bambuseae. Barooah & Borthakur 2009.

Native to:

Assam

Bambusa garuchokua Barooah & Borthakur appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Indian J. Forest. 24: 506 (2002)

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/
© 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