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

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Chimonocalamus montanus

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 500 cm long; 15 mm diam.; woody; with root thorns from the nodes. Culm-internodes terete; 33 cm long; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes glabrous. Lateral branches dendroid. Culm-sheaths deciduous; coriaceous; hispid; with erect hairs; with tawny hairs; hairy on margins; truncate at apex; without auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with 20 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 2 mm high. Culm-sheath blade linear, or lanceolate; reflexed; 7–10 cm long; 3–5 mm wide. Leaves 2–4 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface; outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; 10 mm long. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane; pubescent on abaxial surface; truncate. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 14 cm long; 10 mm wide. Leaf-blade apex attenuate; filiform.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Fl China 2006.

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