Overview

Distribution

Localities documented in Tropicos sources

Bambusa beecheyana var. beecheyana :
China (Asia)

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Bambusa beecheyana var. pubescens (P.F. Li) W.C. Lin:
China (Asia)

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Localities documented in Tropicos sources

Dendrocalamopsis beecheyana (Munro) Keng f.:
Brazil (South America)
Colombia (South America)
United States (North America)

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  • Filgueiras, T. S. & A. P. S. Gonçalves. 2004. A checklist of the basal grasses and bamboos in Brazil (Poaceae). J. Amer. Bamboo Soc. 18(1): 7–18.   http://www.tropicos.org/Reference/1028417 External link.
  • Soreng, R. J. 2000. Dendrocalamopsis. In Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae): I. Subfamilies Anomochlooideae, Bambusoideae, Ehrhartoideae, and Pharoideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 39: 54.   http://www.tropicos.org/Reference/1003714 External link.
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Bambusa beecheyana Munro:
China (Asia)

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Physical Description

Morphology

Description

Culms to 16 m, 9–10 cm in diam., apically pendulous or long pendulous; internodes 34–41 cm, initially thickly white powdery, sparsely pubescent; wall 1.5–2 cm thick; nodes flat. Branches several, 1–3 dominant. Culm sheaths deciduous, leathery, initially with uneven, dark brown, spinous hairs;auricles small at lower nodes, larger at distal nodes; oral setae present or absent; ligule 2–4 mm, ciliate; blade recurved, triangular, base 1/2–4/5 as wide as sheath apex, adaxially hirtellous. Leaf sheaths initially hirtellous; ligule truncate, 0.5–1 mm; auricles absent or minute; oral setae scarce or absent; blade oblong-lanceolate, 11–28 × 1.5–3.5 cm. Pseudospikelets 1.5–2 × 0.5–0.8 cm; florets 6–8; rachilla not disarticulating, internodes ca. 2 mm. Glumes 2, cordate, 4–5 mm, ciliate; lemma ca. 0.9 × 0.9 cm; palea 4–8 mm; lodicules 3, ciliate. Anthers ca. 5 mm. Ovary ovoid, ca. 1.5 mm; styles 3–4 mm; stigmas (1 or)2–4, ca. 6 mm. Caryopsis unknown. New shoots Jun–Jul, fl. Sep–Dec.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat & Distribution

* Plains. Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Taiwan.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Bambusa beecheyana

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Bambusa beecheyana

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Notes

Comments

Bambusa beecheyana is commonly cultivated in S Guangdong for its slightly bitter shoots.
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