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

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Chimonobambusa hirtinoda

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 500 cm long; 25 mm diam.; woody; with root thorns from the nodes. Culm-internodes quadrangular; 12–16 cm long; antrorsely scabrous; distally glabrous, or hispid; with tubercle-based hairs. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement three; in a horizontal line. Culm-sheaths persistent; chartaceous; brown; concolorous; hispid; hairy on margins; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath blade linear; 0.1–0.2 cm long. Leaves cauline; 2–3 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. 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; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 8–10 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. Chao & Lan 2002.

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