Dendrocalamus suberosus (W.T.Lin & Z.M.Wu) N.H.Xia

First published in J. Trop. Subtrop. Bot. 17: 352 (2009)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is China (Guangdong). It is a bamboo and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Descriptions

Morphology General Habit
Perennial. Culms 600-800 cm long; 40-70 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; 22-43 cm long; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes flush with internodes. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths deciduous but leaving a persistent girdle; hispid; with tawny hairs; glabrous on margins; truncate at apex, or convex at apex; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 1.5 mm high. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; reflexed. Leaves 5-7 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.5 mm long; truncate. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades elliptic; 9-32 cm long; 20-55 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 14-20 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface puberulous; hairy on both sides.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China.
Reference
Bambuseae. Lin & Wu 2011.
[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: threatened. Confidence: confident
[AERP]

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