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

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Fargesia funiushanensis

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 120–250 cm long; 3–12 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; with small lumen; 3–15 cm long; estriate; distally glabrous. Lateral branches dendroid; erect, or ascending. Bud complement 1. Branch complement several; in a horizontal line; thinner than stem. Culm-sheaths persistent; coriaceous; glabrous; glabrous on margins; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 0.5–0.7 mm high; entire, or ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade linear; erect, or spreading; 1–5 cm long; 1.5–3.5 mm wide. Leaves 3–5 per branch. Leaf-sheaths 2.5–4 cm long; glabrous on surface; outer margin glabrous. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty, or lacking. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane, or a ciliolate membrane; 0.5–1 mm long; truncate. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.1–0.15 cm long. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 4–8 cm long; 6–12 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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