Bambusa lako Widjaja

This species is accepted, and its native range is Lesser Sunda Islands (E. Timor).

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; drooping at the tip; 1500 cm long; 30-80 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; 25-35 cm long; purple and yellow; striped. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; 10.4-11.5 cm long; 2 times as long as wide; hispid; with dark brown hairs, or black hairs; auriculate; with 4-8 mm high auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with 7-11 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 2-3 mm high; dentate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; erect; 2.3-4.5 cm long; 15-40 mm wide; glabrous on surface. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheath oral hairs ciliate; 4 mm long. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate; 0.5-1 mm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 2 mm long; entire, or erose. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 14.5-24.7 cm long; 24-32 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface puberulous; sparsely hairy; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-tropical: Malesia.
Reference
Bambuseae. Widjaja 2002.

Native to:

Lesser Sunda Is.

Bambusa lako Widjaja appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Widjaja, E.A. [6535], Indonesia K000290516 isotype Yes
Widjaja, E.A. [6535], Indonesia K000290517 isotype Yes

First published in Reinwardtia 11: 61 (1997)

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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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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