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

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Chimonobambusa verruculosa

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 150–200 cm long; 10–15 mm diam.; woody; 17–24 -noded. Culm-internodes terete; solid; 10–15 cm long; mid-green; distally glabrous. Lateral branches suffrutescent. Bud complement 3. Branch complement three, or several; in a horizontal line. Culm-sheaths tardily deciduous; 7–12 cm long; 2 times as long as wide; hispid; with tawny hairs; hairy on margins; without auricles; ciliate on shoulders; shoulders with 1 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 0.5 mm high; purple. Culm-sheath blade inconspicuous. Leaves cauline; (1–)2–3(–4) per branch. Leaf-sheaths 2.2–4.3 cm long; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty, or lacking; 2 mm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.5 mm long; pubescent on abaxial surface. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.15–0.2 cm long; petiole glabrous. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 5–18 cm long; 9–16 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 6–8 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. Yi 2002.

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