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

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Chimonobambusa ningnanica

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; (600–)1000–1400 cm long; 20–30 mm diam.; woody; with root thorns from the nodes. Culm-internodes terete, or quadrangular; hollow; 20 cm long; papillose. Culm-nodes without obvious supra-nodal ridge; pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement three. Culm-sheaths deciduous; chartaceous; hispid; with tawny hairs; hairy on margins. Culm-sheath ligule 0.5 mm high; ciliate. Culm-sheath blade linear; 3–6 cm long; 3 mm wide. Leaves cauline; 3 per branch. Leaf-sheaths smooth; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs ciliate; 4–5 mm long; pale. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 10–23 cm long; 15–20 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 8–10 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Fl China 2006.

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