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This species is accepted, and its native range is Arunachal Pradesh to Assam.

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms geniculately ascending; 500-1000 cm long; 20-35 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; 15-35 cm long; yellow to light green; distally glabrous. Lateral branches dendroid. Culm-sheaths deciduous; 10-18 cm long; 1.3 times as long as wide; glabrous; convex at apex; auriculate; with 10 mm high auricles; ciliate on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high. Culm-sheath blade triangular; erect; 10-18 cm long; 35-50 mm wide; pubescent. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; 15 mm long; pale. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.5 mm long; erose. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base symmetrical; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades linear, or lanceolate; 10-16 cm long; 15-25 mm wide; mid-green and grey-green; discolorous with last colour beneath. Leaf-blade midrib conspicuous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex attenuate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-tropical: India.
Reference
Bambuseae. Borthakur & Barooah 2009.

Native to:

Assam, East Himalaya

Bambusa rangaensis Borthakur & Barooah appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Indian J. Forest. 24: 508 (2002)

Accepted by

  • Choudhary, R.K., Srivastava, R.C., Das, A.K. & Lee, J. (2012). Floristic diversity assessment and vegetation analysis of Upper Siang district of eastern Himalaya in North East India Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 42: 222-246.
  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Choudhary, R.K., Srivastava, R.C., Das, A.K. & Lee, J. (2012). Floristic diversity assessment and vegetation analysis of Upper Siang district of eastern Himalaya in North East India Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 42: 222-246.

GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
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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