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

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; inclined at the tip; 500-1000 cm long; 40-45 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; 35-50 cm long; distally mealy and hispid. Culm-nodes flush with internodes. Lateral branches dendroid. Buds or branches absent from lower quarter of culm. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; coriaceous; hispid; with tawny hairs; convex at apex; auriculate; with unequal auricles; with 8 mm high auricles; with 6 mm wide auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with curved hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 2-3 mm high; dentate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; narrower than sheath; erect; scabrid. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane; erose. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 9-17 cm long; 12-20 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; densely hairy; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China.
Reference
Bambuseae. Chia 2002.

Native to:

China Southeast

Bambusa lenta L.C.Chia appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Guihaia 8: 125 (1988)

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.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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