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

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Chimonobambusa unifolia

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 100–160 cm long; 3–5 mm diam.; woody; 12–15 -noded. Culm-internodes terete; with small lumen; 12–15 cm long; distally pubescent. Culm-nodes flanged. Lateral branches suffrutescent; ascending. Bud complement 1. Branch complement three, or several; in a horizontal line. Culm-sheaths deciduous; 3.5–8.5 cm long; 4 times as long as wide; hispid; hairy below; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 0.5 mm high; entire. Culm-sheath blade triangular; erect; 0.15–1.2 cm long; 0.8–2 mm wide. Leaves cauline; 1 per branch. Leaf-sheaths outer margin glabrous. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Ligule absent. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.1–0.2 cm long; petiole glabrous, or pubescent. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 7–20 cm long; 11–25 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 8–12 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. Li 2002.

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