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

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Fargesia obliqua

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short (2,5–5cm); pachymorph. Culms 200–400 cm long; 5–12 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; 18–24 cm long; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes with distinct supra-nodal ridge. Lateral branches dendroid; reflexed. Branch complement one to several. Culm-sheaths persistent; 0.5 length of internode; coriaceous; hairy on margins; convex at apex; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; entire. Culm-sheath blade triangular; erect; glabrous on surface. Leaves 2–3(–4) per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.7 mm long; truncate. Leaf-blade base broadly rounded; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or ovate; 6.5–9 cm long; 12–18 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 8 secondary veins; with obscure cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Fl China 2006.

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