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This species is accepted, and its native range is Vietnam.

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 1500 cm long; 90 mm diam.; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; mid-green. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several; in a clump. Culm-sheaths deciduous; 21 cm long; 1 times as long as wide; coriaceous; yellow; pubescent; hairy below; auriculate; setose on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule ciliolate. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; 1 mm long. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.15 cm long. Leaf-blades deciduous at the ligule; lanceolate; 5.5-14 cm long; 10-15 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 8-12 secondary veins; without cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous, or pubescent; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Synflorescence bractiferous; clustered at the nodes; in untidy tufts; with axillary buds at base of spikelet; prophyllate below lateral spikelets; leafless between clusters.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 2-5 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets linear; laterally compressed; 30-70 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite; glabrous. Floret callus glabrous.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 2-5 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets linear; laterally compressed; 30-70 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite; glabrous. Floret callus glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes two, or several; 2-3 empty glumes; persistent; similar. Upper glume lanceolate; 6-9 mm long; 11-13 -veined. Upper glume apex acute.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma lanceolate; 11-12 mm long; without keel; 17-19 -veined. Lemma apex acute. Palea oblong; 1 length of lemma; 12 -veined. Palea keels ciliolate. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Lodicules 3; membranous. Anthers 6. Stigmas 2.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Caryopsis with adherent pericarp.
Distribution
Asia-tropical: Indo-China.
Reference
Bambuseae. Nguyen 2002.

Native to:

Vietnam

Bambusa vinhphuensis T.Q.Nguyen appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 72: 828 (1987)

Accepted by

  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • H?, P.-H. (2000). Câyc? Vi?tnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam, ed. 2, 3: 1-1020. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.

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