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W.D. Clayton, M. Vorontsova, K.T. Harman & H. Williamson

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Ampelocalamus mianningensis

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms 400–800 cm long; 15 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; with small lumen; 22.5–27 cm long. Lateral branches dendroid. Bud complement 1. Branch complement several; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths persistent; coriaceous; yellow and brown; distinctly mottled with last colour; hispid; hairy on margins; without auricles. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; fimbriate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; erect, or reflexed. Leaf-sheaths 7–8 cm long; glabrous on surface. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; 1–2 mm long. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 15–21 cm long; 30–35 mm wide.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Fl China 2006.

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