Chusquea attenuata (Döll) L.G.Clark

First published in Novon 3: 237 (1993)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Brazil (Minas Gerais). It is a bamboo and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Descriptions

Morphology General Habit
Perennial. Culms scandent; 200-400 cm long; 7-10 mm diam.; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete; solid. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement in a clump. Leaf-sheaths deciduous; pilose. Ligule an eciliate membrane; truncate. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 4-8 cm long; 2-4 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade surface puberulous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
South America: Brazil.
Reference
Bambuseae. Martius 2006.
[GB]

Sources

  • GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora

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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0