Bambusa prominens H.L.Fung & C.Y.Sia

First published in Acta Phytotax. Sin. 19: 372 (1981)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is China (Sichuan). It is a bamboo and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Descriptions

Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; pendulous at the tip; 1000-1500 cm long; 50-70 mm diam.; woody; with aerial roots from the nodes, or with root thorns from the nodes. Culm-internodes terete; thick-walled; 40-50 cm long; distally mealy. Lateral branches dendroid. Buds or branches present on lower quarter of culm. Branch complement several; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths tardily deciduous; hispid; hairy below; with appressed hairs; with tawny hairs; convex at apex; auriculate; with unequal auricles. Culm-sheath ligule 3-4 mm high; ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; constricted at base; demarcated but persistent; erect; hispid. Leaves cauline. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China.
Reference
Bambuseae. Fung & Sia 2002.
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Sources

  • GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. 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 2022. 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