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

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Chimonobambusa hsuehiana

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 150–350 cm long; 4–10 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete, or quadrangular; with small lumen; 10–15 cm long; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes with distinct supra-nodal ridge. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement three, or several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; chartaceous; glabrous, or hispid; with tawny hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; ciliate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; 0.5–0.8 cm long. Leaves cauline; (1–)3–5 per branch. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 10–20 cm long; 20–30 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 10–14 secondary veins.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Fl China 2006.

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