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GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
W.D. Clayton, M. Vorontsova, K.T. Harman & H. Williamson
© Copyright The Board of Trustees, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
HABIT Perennial; caespitose; clumped densely. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; drooping at the tip; 300–500 cm long; 18–22 mm diam.; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete; solid; 18–20 cm long; distally glabrous. Lateral branches dendroid. Bud complement 1. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths persistent; 28–50 cm long; coriaceous; hispid; without auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with straight hairs; shoulders with 3–4 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high. Leaves 2–4 per branch. Leaf-sheaths 3.5–5.5 cm long; glabrous on surface; outer margin glabrous. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; erect; 2–5 mm long; pale. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long; truncate. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.15–0.2 cm long. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 10–19.5 cm long; 13–17 mm wide; chartaceous; stiff. Leaf-blade venation with 10–12 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous.
INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.
DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.
NOTES Arundinarieae. Yi 2002.
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