Chimonobambusa tumidissinoda

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Chimonobambusa tumidissinoda Ohrnb.

Poaceae

Life form: grass

Exposure: half shade   8

Moisture: moist

Soil: sandy loam

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: lanceolate

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: caryopsis

 

Inflorescence: raceme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Liliopsida
Subclassis:
Commelinidae
Superordo:
Poanae
Ordo:
Poales

Chimonobambusa tumidissinoda is a grass.

Naming

Chimonobambusa tumidissinoda was described by Dieter Ohrnberger in 1990. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Chimonobambusa tumidissinoda is a species in the genus Chimonobambusa which contains approximately 37 to 40 species and belongs to the family of the Poaceae (Grass Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The grasses reach heights of 2,5 to 6 metres.

Leaves

Chimonobambusa tumidissinoda is evergreen. The dark-green, simple leaves are alternate. They are lanceolate with entire margins and parallel venation.

Flowers and Fruits

The flowers of Chimonobambusa tumidissinoda are arranged in racemes.

The grasses produce caryopses.

Root System

Distribution

Chimonobambusa tumidissinoda is native to Yunnan.

Cultivation

The grasses prefer a half-shady situation on moist soil. The substrate should be sandy loam. They tolerate temperatures down to -12°C (USDA zone 8).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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