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

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Bambusa gibba

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 700–1000 cm long; 50–60 mm diam.; woody; without nodal roots, or with root thorns from the nodes. Culm-internodes terete; distally mealy and hispid. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; glabrous, or hispid; with appressed hairs; with tawny hairs; auriculate; with unequal auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with curved hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 3 mm high; dentate and ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; deciduous; erect; scabrid. 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. Asia-tropical: Indo-China.

NOTES Bambuseae. Chia & Fung 2002.

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