Bambusa glaucophylla Widjaja

First published in Reinwardtia 11: 59 (1997)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Jawa. It is a bamboo and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Descriptions

Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; straight, or zigzag; erect at the tip; 500 cm long; 15-25 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thick-walled; 20-25 cm long; mid-green; distally glabrous, or pilose. Lateral branches dendroid. Buds or branches present on lower quarter of culm. Branch complement three, or several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; 8-12 cm long; hispid; with dark brown hairs, or black hairs; auriculate; with 2 mm high auricles; ciliate on shoulders; shoulders with 2-3 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 1-2 mm high; entire, or lacerate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; constricted at base; erect; glabrous on surface. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface, or pilose; hairs white, or black. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate; 1-2 mm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 5-12 cm long; 10-15 mm wide; mid-green; variegated (white stripe). Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-tropical: Malesia.
Reference
Bambuseae. Widjaja 2002.
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Sources

  • GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. 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 2022. 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