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

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Fargesia plurisetosa

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short (1–2.5cm); pachymorph. Culms 200 cm long; 10 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; 16–18 cm long; ridged; antrorsely scabrous; distally hispid. Culm-nodes without obvious supra-nodal ridge, or with distinct supra-nodal ridge; pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths persistent; coriaceous; hispid; with appressed hairs; with yellow hairs; hairy on margins; triangular at apex; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders, or ciliate on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 0.8–1 mm high; ciliate. Culm-sheath blade linear, or lanceolate, or triangular; deciduous; reflexed; pubescent. Leaves 2–10 per branch. Leaf-sheaths puberulous; outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty; 2–6 mm long. Leaf-sheath auricles erect; 1.5 mm long. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; 1 mm long; truncate. Leaf-blade base cuneate, or broadly rounded; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades linear, or lanceolate; 5–10 cm long; 7–11 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 6–10 secondary veins; with obscure cross veins. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scabrous.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Fl China 2006.

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