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GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
W.D. Clayton, M. Vorontsova, K.T. Harman & H. Williamson
© Copyright The Board of Trustees, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 1200 cm long; 63 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; distally mealy. Lateral branches dendroid. Buds or branches present on lower quarter of culm. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; glabrous, or hispid; with appressed hairs; auriculate; with unequal auricles; ciliate on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 7 mm high; ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; deciduous; erect; pubescent. Leaves cauline. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.
DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.
NOTES Bambuseae. Chia & Fung 2002.
Please cite this publication as detailed in How to Cite Version: 3rd February 2016.