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

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Bambusa semitecta

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 200–300 cm long; 10–15 mm diam.; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete; 20–30 cm long. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several; in a clump. Culm-sheaths deciduous; hispid; with dark brown hairs; glabrous on margins; convex at apex; auriculate; with unequal auricles. Culm-sheath ligule 1.5 mm high; dentate and ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; narrower than sheath; deciduous; erect. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades linear, or lanceolate; 5.5–21 cm long; 8–18 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; hairy abaxially.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Bambuseae. Fl China 2005.

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