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

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Fargesia pleniculmis

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short (4–10cm); pachymorph. Culms 400–800 cm long; 10–30 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; with small lumen; 24–30 cm long; ridged; distally mealy. Culm-nodes without obvious supra-nodal ridge, or with distinct supra-nodal ridge. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths persistent; coriaceous; glabrous, or hispid; with tawny hairs; hairy on margins; convex at apex; without auricles; ciliate on shoulders; shoulders with 1–2 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 1–2 mm high. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate, or triangular; erect, or reflexed; glabrous on surface. Leaves 1–3 per branch. Leaf-sheaths pilose. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long; purple; truncate. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 4–8 cm long; 5–8 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 4–6 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface pubescent. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Fl China 2006.

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