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

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Bambusa piscatorum

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 1050 cm long; 30 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes flush with internodes. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; glabrous, or hispid; with appressed hairs; convex at apex; auriculate; with equal auricles; setose on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; entire, or dentate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; constricted at base; 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 surface pubescent; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Bambuseae. McClure 2002.

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