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

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Chimonobambusa leishanensis

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 150–300 cm long; 6–10 mm diam.; woody; with aerial roots from the nodes. Culm-internodes channelled; with small lumen; 14 cm long; distally hispid; with tubercle-based hairs. Lateral branches dendroid. Bud complement 3. Branch complement three; in a horizontal line. Culm-sheaths persistent; chartaceous; hispid; with yellow hairs; hairy on margins; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; ciliate. Culm-sheath blade linear; erect; 0.6–2.8 cm long; 0.8–1.2 mm wide. Leaves cauline; 1–2 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface, or pilose; outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; erect; 2–4 mm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.5 mm long. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.2–0.3 cm long. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 6–20 cm long; 9–25 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 10–12 secondary veins; with obscure cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Yi 2002.

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