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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Nepal to Myanmar.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose; clumped densely. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 800-1200 cm long; 20-35 mm diam.; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; 40 cm long; distally mealy, or glabrous. Culm-nodes flush with internodes. Lateral branches dendroid. Buds or branches present on lower quarter of culm. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths persistent; 14 cm long; 1 times as long as wide; glabrous; auriculate; with unequal auricles; with 10-20 mm wide auricles, or 20-50 mm wide auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with curved hairs; shoulders with 3-10 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 0.5-2 mm high; entire. Culm-sheath blade ovate; demarcated but persistent; erect; 12 cm long. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface; outer margin glabrous. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; erect and deciduous; 3-10 mm long. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate; 1-3 mm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long; truncate. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 15-25 cm long; 15-23 mm wide. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-tropical: India.
Reference
Bambuseae. Stapleton 2002.

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal

Bambusa jaintiana R.B.Majumdar appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mann, G. [s.n. ( Acc.no. 22644)], India K000357938 paratype
Apr 1, 2018 Stapleton, C.M.A. [907], Nepal Bambusa alamii K000854834 Unknown type material
Apr 1, 2018 Stapleton, C.M.A. [907], Nepal Bambusa alamii K000854833 isotype

First published in S.Karthikeyan & al., Fl. Ind. Enum. - Monocot.: 274 (1989)

Accepted by

  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
  • Press, J.R. et al. (2000). Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal: i-x, 1-430. Natural History Museum, London.

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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