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

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; nodding at the tip; 1200-1600 cm long; 80-120 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; 20-25 cm long; distally glabrous, or pubescent. Culm-nodes swollen; pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths deciduous; 18-22 cm long; 1.5 times as long as wide; coriaceous; hispid; with appressed hairs; with dark brown hairs; convex at apex; auriculate; setose on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 4-5 mm high; ciliate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate, or narrowly ovate; erect; pubescent. Leaves cauline; 5-8 per branch. Leaf-sheaths pubescent; hairs tawny. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; 1 mm long. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades oblong; 8-30 cm long; 20-65 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China.
Reference
Bambuseae. Dai 2002.

Native to:

China Southeast

Bambusa valida (Q.H.Dai) W.T.Lin appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Guihaia 10: 15 (1990)

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.

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