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

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Bonia amplexicaulis

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 200–500 cm long; 5–15 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; 30–50 cm long; distally mealy and hispid. Lateral branches dendroid. Culm-sheaths hispid; with appressed hairs, or erect hairs; with tawny hairs; auriculate; setose on shoulders; shoulders with 1.5–2 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule entire. Culm-sheath blade ovate; constricted at base. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths puberulous. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; 6 mm long. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades oblong; 25–40 cm long; 45–80 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Bambuseae. Chia et al 2002.

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