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

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Dendrocalamus tsiangii

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; pendulous at the tip; 700 cm long; 40–45 mm diam.; woody; with aerial roots from the nodes. Culm-internodes terete; 17–20 cm long; distally mealy. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; hispid; hairy throughout; with appressed hairs; with dark brown hairs; truncate at apex; without auricles; ciliate on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 2 mm high; fimbriate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; reflexed. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface; outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; 1 mm long; truncate. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 14–22 cm long; 20–32 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation 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 Bambuseae. Xia & Chia 2002.

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