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

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Chimonobambusa luzhiensis

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 250–500 cm long; 10–20 mm diam.; woody; 20–26 -noded. Culm-internodes terete, or quadrangular; with small lumen; 14–18 cm long; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes flush with internodes; glabrous. Lateral branches dendroid; ascending. Bud complement 3. Branch complement three; in a horizontal line. Culm-sheaths persistent; 9–12 cm long; 2 times as long as wide; coriaceous; hispid; with tawny hairs; truncate at apex; without auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with straight hairs, or curved hairs; shoulders with 2–5 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; narrower than sheath; erect; 0.2–0.9 cm long; 1–2 mm wide; glabrous on surface. Leaves cauline; 2–4 per branch. Leaf-sheaths 3.5–8 cm long; outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; erect, or curly; 3–5 mm long; dark. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long; truncate. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 7–30 cm long; 11–24 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 10–14 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. Hsueh & Yi 2002.

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