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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. China, Taiwan.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; drooping at the tip; 600-800 cm long; 35-55 mm diam.; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; 40-80 cm long. Lateral branches dendroid; arising from lower culm. Buds or branches present on lower quarter of culm. Branch complement many; in a clump; with 3 branches dominant; thinner than stem. Culm-sheaths deciduous; coriaceous; green and white; striped; hispid; with dark brown hairs; asymmetrical at apex; auriculate; with unequal auricles; with 5-7 mm high auricles; with 15 mm wide auricles; setose on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 1-1.5 mm high; dentate and ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade narrowly ovate, or triangular; narrower than sheath; erect; acuminate. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades linear; 7-14 cm long; 9-22 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 12-18 secondary veins. Leaf-blade surface scabrous; rough adaxially; pilose; hairy abaxially.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Synflorescence bractiferous; clustered at the nodes; in untidy tufts; with spathaceous subtending bracts; with axillary buds at base of spikelet; prophyllate below lateral spikelets; with 2-keeled prophylls; leafless between clusters.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 5-7 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets linear, or lanceolate; laterally compressed; 20-25 mm long; 4-5 mm wide; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite; flattened; 3 mm long; glabrous.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 5-7 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets linear, or lanceolate; laterally compressed; 20-25 mm long; 4-5 mm wide; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite; flattened; 3 mm long; glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes several; comprising 2 gemmiferous bracts; 1 empty glumes; persistent; similar; shorter than spikelet; similar to fertile lemma in texture. Lower glume ovate; 5 mm long; 15-17 -veined. Lower glume apex obtuse; mucronate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma elliptic; 7-9 mm long; without keel; 17-19 -veined. Lemma apex obtuse; mucronate. Palea linear, or lanceolate; 7.5-9.5 mm long; 14 -veined. Palea keels eciliate; adorned above. Palea surface pilose; hairy on margins. Palea apex dentate; 2 -fid. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Lodicules 3; 2-3 mm long; membranous; ciliate. Anthers 6; 4 mm long. Stigmas 3. Ovary pubescent on apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Caryopsis with adherent pericarp.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China and eastern Asia.
Reference
Bambuseae. Fl China 2005.

Native to:

China Southeast, Taiwan

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Fung, H.L. [21410], China K000854768 Unknown type material
Li, P.F. [106], China K000854769 Unknown type material

First published in Guihaia 8: 121 (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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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000854769

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