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

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Chimonobambusa angustifolia

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 200 cm long; 10 mm diam.; woody; with root thorns from the nodes. Culm-internodes quadrangular; 8–15 cm long; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes purple. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement three; in a horizontal line. Culm-sheaths tardily deciduous; chartaceous; brown; glabrous; hairy on margins; concave at apex; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath blade inconspicuous. Leaves cauline; 1–3 per branch. Leaf-sheaths outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 8–17 cm long; 7–12 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 6–8 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Chu & Chao 2002.

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