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65. Bambusa guangxiensis L. C. Chia & H. L. Fung, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 18: 214. 1980.

桂箪竹 gui dan zhu

Lingnania funghomii McClure, Lingnan Univ. Sci. Bull. 9: 36. 1940, not Bambusa funghomii McClure (1940).

Culms 2–5 m, 1.5–3 cm in diam., apically pendulous; internodes 40–60 cm, initially with bulbous-based hairs, papillate in age; wall 2–4 mm thick; nodes flat; sheath scar with a densely brown hirsute ring. Branches many, subequal. Culm sheaths deciduous, leathery, initially with dense, brown tuberculate hairs, apex truncate or slightly concave; auricles minute; oral setae 3–5 mm; ligule ca. 1 mm, serrulate; blade reflexed, base 1/4–1/3 as wide as sheath apex, both surfaces glabrous. Leaf sheaths silky hairy; auricles uniform; oral setae 6–8 mm; blade narrowly lanceolate, 8–16 × 1–1.5 cm. Inflorescence unknown.

* River valleys, lowland areas; 300–500 m. Guangxi.

The culms are split for weaving and tying.


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