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Bambusa hainanensis L. C. Chia & H. L. Fung

Description from Flora of China

Lingnania scandens McClure, Lingnan Univ. Sci. Bull. 9: 38. 1940, not Bambusa scandens Blume ex Nees (1824).

Culms scrambling; internodes 20–30 cm, stiffly strigose; wall less than 8 mm thick. Branches many, subequal. Culm sheaths imperfectly known. Leaf sheaths glabrous; auricles and oral setae absent; blade lanceolate, 16–25 × 2–3 cm. Pseudospikelets few flowered. Lemma ca. 1 cm; palea longer than lemma; lodicules 3, brown, hirtellous. Ovary oblong, apex hirtellous; stigmas (2 or)3. Caryopsis unknown.

This imperfectly known species requires further investigation.

* Tropical forests. Hainan.

竹园 Bamboo Garden, 蒲岗保护区 Pu Gang Reserve


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