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

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Fargesia concinna

HABIT Perennial; caespitose; clumped densely. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 600–1000 cm long; 20–50 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; 28–33 cm long; mid-green, or grey; distally pubescent. Culm-nodes glabrous. Lateral branches dendroid; erect, or ascending. Bud complement 1. Branch complement several; in a horizontal line; thinner than stem. Culm-sheaths persistent; 30–50 cm long; 4–5 times as long as wide; coriaceous; brown; hispid; with appressed hairs; with yellow hairs, or tawny hairs; hairy on margins; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 1–6 mm high. Culm-sheath blade linear, or lanceolate; reflexed; 1–9 cm long; 2–3 mm wide; glabrous on surface. Leaves 3–6 per branch. Leaf-sheaths 4–4.7 cm long; glabrous on surface; outer margin glabrous. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty, or lacking; 1–4 mm long. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long; purple; truncate. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.3–0.4 cm long; petiole glabrous. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 6–12 cm long; 13–22 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 8–10 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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