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

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Drepanostachyum kurzii

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms 12 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; 18 cm long; yellow; striate; smooth. Culm-nodes swollen. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement many; in a clump. Leaves 2–6 per branch. Leaf-sheaths striately veined; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty. Ligule a ciliolate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades linear, or lanceolate; 8 cm long; 5 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade midrib prominent beneath. Leaf-blade venation with 6 secondary veins; with obscure cross veins. Leaf-blade surface pilose; sparsely hairy; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins smooth. Leaf-blade apex acute.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-tropical: Indo-China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Seeth & Kumar 2002.

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